Desire (1936)

A beautiful, sophisticated woman uses her considerable charms to con a jeweler out of a pearl necklace worth a fortune. She, a notorious jewel thief, then heads for Paris, leaving a stodgy psychiatrist framed for her crime. She is careening… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 11, 1936
DVD Release Date: October 26, 1994
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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

Desire is a most unusual and extremely fertile example of artistic cross-pollination between two very different auteurs: Frank Borzage and Ernst Lubitsch.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As perfect a soufflé of a romantic comedy as you're likely to find -- and with two people who define star power.

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