Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) (The Sensualist) (Wild Intent)
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Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) (The Sensualist) (Wild Intent)
In Paul Verhoeven's sexual psychodrama Turkish Delight -- an adaptation of Jan Wolkers' best-selling erotic novel -- Rutger Hauer (Soldier of Orange) is Eric, an Amsterdam artist whose paintings and sculptures are all perverse. He spends his days wandering around the city and picking up young female lovers -- whom he beds and then tosses aside mercilessly -- and keeps an extensive scrapbook of mementos from his bedmates. Eric is deeply haunted, however, by a dysfunctional past relationship. He only fell in love on one occasion: with Olga (Verhoeven regular Monique Van de Ven), a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...a wisp of a movie that suffers from an almost total dearth of memorable elements..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Powerful, but lacks a clear sense of meaning."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"Seeing is believing."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"A reminder that Verhoeven actually made good movies back in Holland"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)