Salome's Last Dance
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Ken Russell's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's Salome, Salome's Last Dance takes the form of a play within a film. Wilde (Nickolas Grace) arrives at a brothel with his lover, Bosey (aka Lord Alfred Douglas played by Douglas Hodge), where the proprietor, Alfred (Stratford Johns), has gathered his staff and assorted other colorful characters to mount a simple production of Wilde's new play. And so, with Alfred playing Herod, and Bosey playing John the Baptist, and with Wilde himself looking on with varying degrees of interest, the play is performed. Salome (Imogen Millais-Scott) is… More

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"Lives and dies on its excesses."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Outlandish, oversized, campy, profane and, finally, strangely moving -- in a way that only a Ken Russell film can be."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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