By Alice King
Updated October 20, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

8 1/2 Women

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”How many film directors make films to satisfy their sexual fantasies?” father asks son in the talky, rather sterile look at… sexual fantasies, 8 1/2 Women. Judging from the titular harem the decadent pair (after an incestuous dalliance) assembles at their Geneva estate, director Peter Greenaway (The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover) gets his kicks from full-frontal male nudity, underage Kabuki actresses, trussed-up women, and females-as-baby machines. Oh, and he’s definitely not a leg man. C-

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8 1/2 Women

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  • 122 minutes
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