8 ½ Women (1999)
aka Eight and a Half Women
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Surreal | Arthouse
Country: UK | Netherlands | Luxembourg | Germany | Director: Peter Greenaway
Language: English | Subtitles: English (.srt file)
Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.66:1 | Length: 115mn
Dvdrip H264 Mkv – 1024×630 – 25fps – 2.04gb
After his wife dies, fifty-five-year-old businessman Philip Emmenthal (Sir John Standing), at the prompting of his playboy son Storey (Matthew Delamere), populates his Geneva villa with eight and a half concubines. Three are from Kyoto, Japan, where Storey manages Pachinco palaces. Each has a distinctive personality: a nun, a child bearer, a gambler, a student of Kabuki, a horsewoman with a pet pig, and a maid. Philip throws off his strait-laced and repressed attitudes, immersing himself in pleasure. After about a year, the women begin to assert their own power. Side adventures pre-figure the household’s break-up, and the women depart in one way or another, one at at time. Philip’s fate is in the hands of Palmira (Polly Walker), his favorite.