Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) (The Sensualist) (Wild Intent)
Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight) (The Sensualist) (Wild Intent) (1973)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 22, 1973
DVD Release Date: May 10, 2007
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a wisp of a movie that suffers from an almost total dearth of memorable elements...

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Powerful, but lacks a clear sense of meaning.

Cole Smithey

Seeing is believing.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A reminder that Verhoeven actually made good movies back in Holland

Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
The film is a bit irregular but Verhoeven makes up for that with a lot of conviction, energy and pathos (helped by the dynamic editing), creating an adorable… More
Daisy Maduro
This is a very intense movie about love, hate, life and death with a lot of symbolism and realism at the same time. The plot is located in the early 70ies in… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Deep below its raw surface, of the hedonistic wanderings of our flawed couple, lies a poignant study of the frailty of humanity, how tender and finite life is.… More
Eric Broome
The cult following of "Turkish Delight" is somewhat puzzling -- beyond the intrigue of seeing Rutger Hauer and Paul Verhoeven at the start of their… More