Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

Melodramatic and steamy as an East Indian jungle, this erotic historical drama tells the lurid tale of betrayal and sexual intrigue to be found within the confines of a great Indian palace during the 16th century. The story centers upon the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 11, 1996
DVD Release Date: May 26, 1998
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Mira Nair's film fails as a melodrama as well as erotic fantasy; the sexul material had to be toned down due to censorship.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Celebrates women's sexuality as a liberating and healing force.

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Rob Gonsalves

Kama Sutra, while easy to look at, is even easier to laugh at.

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Dennis Schwartz
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It all seemed inane.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Cassandra Maples
Its probably hard to take a subject like the Kama Sutra and distill it into a good movie that's not rated X. That being said, this movie does a good job at… More
Mohet Naidu
The name's deceiving. It has nothing to do with the movie. It's just a love story set during somewhere in the 15th or 16th century India.
Arash Xak
I just couldn't care less about these characters
Daisy Maduro
This film was the story of two girls who were inseparable at childhood. One was a princess and the other was the daughter of a servant. The servant girl, Maya,… More
Red Lats
The movie is a competition between best friends Maya and Tara. Tara marries the king and Maya becomes the king's courtesan.
Donna Dawson
What a love story. This was the best movie that I seen and the tale was beautiful and endearing. Story of Maya who is forever in the shadows of the Princess… More