Chain of Desire
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Chain of Desire
Temistocles Lopez's Chain of Desire, based on Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde, plays like an AIDS-era version of The Yellow Rolls Royce, in which a series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a "chain of desire." The film begins as Alma D'Angeli (Linda Fiorentino) flees from a lover and runs into a church, where she finds solace and a young Latino worker, Jesus (Elias Koteas). They make love. Then Jesus comes home to his wife Isa (Angel Aviles) and gets intimate with her. The next morning, Isa goes off to see Dr. Jerald Buckley (Patrick Bauchau), with whom she is… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This timely update of Max Ophuls' 1950 classic La Ronde is sharply uneven, containing good, mediocre, and silly episodes about a variety of socio-sexual encounters in the AIDS era."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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