Crimes of Passion (1984)
Norman Burton (actor),
Joseph Chapman (actor),
James Crittenden (actor),
Bruce Davison (actor),
Dan Gerrity (actor),
John Gocha (actor),
Gordon Hunt (actor),
John Laughlin (actor),
Stephen Lee (actor),
Vince McKewin (actor),
Pat McNamara (actor),
Thomas Murphy (actor),
Gerald S. O'Loughlin (actor),
Anthony Perkins (actor),
Randall Brady (actor),
Plot: The thirty year-old hard-worker Bobby Grady is married with two children with the frigid Amy Grady and their marriage is in crisis. Bobby is invited to work in the night shift for the owner of a fashion designer studio that believes that his talented designer Joanna Crane, who is very introspective, is selling his designs to competitors. Bobby accepts the job to make money and please Amy with a bathtub and follows Joanna after hours. He discovers that she has a double life, working as a fifty-dollar hooker called China Blue in the red light district and practicing kinky sex with her clients to satisfy their fantasies. Bobby becomes obsessed by China Blue and when the true thief is found, he has sex with her and they have a crush on each other. Meanwhile the insane preacher Rev. Peter Shayne (Anthony Perkins) decides to save Joanna's soul and stalks her everywhere.
amyl-nitrate, anxiety, apartment, blow-job, breasts, campy, career, controversy, cult-film, dance
Her name is China Blue. She is watched. She is worshipped. And, she must remain a mystery. A lady of the night...A man of the cloth...and...A passion worth killing for!
Rev. Shayne: Save your soul, whore!::China: Save your money, shithead!
Amy Grady: Didn't your mother teach you to wash your hands after you went to the bathroom?::Bobby Grady: Nope, she taught me not to piss on my fingers.
China: Although we may run out of Pan Am coffee, we will never run out of TWA tea.
Bobby Grady: Sorry, I'm not too good at this. It's my first time.::China: Are you that desperate or that horny?::Bobby Grady: Uh... no. Married.::China: Oh, *that* desperate and *that* horny!
China: [to Bobby] If you think you're gonna' get back in my panties, forget it. There's one asshole in there already.
Bobby Grady: You remind me of this hamster I had when I was a kid.::China: [Somewhat offended] I remind you of a *hamster*?::Bobby Grady: Yep. He ran away whenever you tried to touch him. So I wanted to show him there was nothing to be afraid of. So one day I just picked him up real fast and I just held him.::China: [Sarcastically] And he turned tender and loving...::Bobby Grady: Nope. He shit in my hand. [Both laugh]
Bobby Grady: I wanna' know what's bugging you. Is it the way I eat? Why did you pour all that maple syrup on my pancakes?::Amy Grady: It was a mistake, all right?::Bobby Grady: Was it?::Amy Grady: What do you think, I'm trying to poison you with maple syrup?
Rev. Shayne: [to China Blue] You wear your anguish like a breakaway chastity belt.
China: [Among other sex toys, China Blue finds a large metallic dildo in the Reverend's hand bag] What the hell...? Is this a cruise missile or a Pershing?::China: - [Approaching the Reverend, holding the dildo towards him] What are you gonna' do, fuck someone to death? You'd like that, wouldn't you?::Rev. Shayne: Only the right woman.
China: [Reverend Shayne is accosting her in a freight elevator] Get away from me. I don't even want to know you.::Rev. Shayne: No more deceptions, Joanna. I know who you are. We're the same, don't you see? The same rage. The same fear. We hurt the same. We escape the same. But we don't have to anymore. We have a chance. Both of us. Together. No more disguises.::China: I don't need you.::Rev. Shayne: [Rushing at her while holding up a large metallic dildo] I'm crying out to you, for God's sake. Is everything here a negotiation, too?