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Encyclopedia > Exit To Eden (film)
Exit To Eden

Theatrical release poster.
Directed by Garry Marshall
Produced by Garry Marshall, Alexandra Rose
Written by Screenplay by Deborah Amelon and Bob Brunner, based on the Anne Rice novel Exit to Eden
Starring Dana Delany
Paul Mercurio
Dan Akroyd
Rosie O'Donnell
Hector Elizondo
Iman
Music by Patrick Doyle
Cinematography Theo van de Sande
Editing by David Finfer
Distributed by Savoy Pictures
Release date 1994
Running time 120 min.
Country USA
Language English
IMDb profile

Exit To Eden is an American 1994 feature film based on the Anne Rice novel of the same name, directed by Garry Marshall and adapted to the screen by Deborah Amelon and Bob Brunner. Garry Kent Marshall (born November 13, 1934) is an American actor/director/writer/producer. ... Garry Kent Marshall (born November 13, 1934) is an American actor/director/writer/producer. ... Anne Rice. ... Exit to Eden is a novel by Anne Rice, initially published in 1985 under the pen name Anne Rampling, but subsequently under Rices name. ... Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956 in New York City, New York) is an American film, stage, and television actress. ... Paul Joseph Mercurio (born March 31, 1963) is an Australian actor and dancer who was the star of Baz Luhrmanns, Strictly Ballroom (1992). ... Dan Aykroyd (left) with John Belushi in The Blues Brothers Daniel Edward Aykroyd (born July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a comedian, actor and screenwriter. ... Roseann Teresa ODonnell (born March 21, 1962) is a noted American comedian, talk show host, homosexual advocate, and actress. ... Hector Elizondo (born December 22, 1936 in New York City) is a Puerto Rican-American actor. ... Iman Abdulmajid. ... Patrick Doyle (born April 6, 1953) is a musician and composer, well known for his work with film scores. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... A reel of film, which predates digital cinematography. ... Anne Rice. ... Garry Kent Marshall (born November 13, 1934) is an American actor/director/writer/producer. ...


The film partially utilized the story of the book, with Dana Delany playing Lisa Emerson (Lisa Kelly in the book), and Paul Mercurio playing Elliot Slater. However, half of the film consisted of a new comedic detective story line written by the director. Several new characters were created, including Dan Aykroyd and Rosie O'Donnell as police officers pursuing diamond thieves to the Eden resort. These characters then start to explore BDSM as well. New dialogue and scenes for the original characters were written to include them in the new story line. Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956 in New York City, New York) is an American film, stage, and television actress. ... Paul Joseph Mercurio (born March 31, 1963) is an Australian actor and dancer who was the star of Baz Luhrmanns, Strictly Ballroom (1992). ... Comedy is the use of humour in the performing arts. ... A detective is an investigator, either a member of a police agency or a private person. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter and musician. ... Roseann Teresa ODonnell (born March 21, 1962) is a noted American comedian, talk show host, homosexual advocate, and actress. ... A collar is a common symbol in BDSM. BDSM is a term which describes a number of related patterns of human sexual behavior. ...


Public response

Dana Delany in "Exit to Eden", promo still
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Dana Delany in "Exit to Eden", promo still

The film garnered attention during its release because of the BDSM themes, and because of the high profiles of the director, the cast members, and the author. Promotional materials for the film included photos of Delany in dominatrix attire, resulting in her being a popular inclusion on the early World Wide Web. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (459x793, 75 KB)Exit to Eden Promotional Photo featuring Dana Delany. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (459x793, 75 KB)Exit to Eden Promotional Photo featuring Dana Delany. ... A photograph (often just called a photo) is an image (or a representation of that on e. ... A dominatrix or mistress is a woman who takes the dominant role in bondage and discipline, domination and submission or sado-masochistic sexual practices, which are commonly abbreviated as BDSM. The male equivalent is master. ... WWWs historical logo designed by Robert Cailliau The World Wide Web (WWW or simply the Web) is a global, read-write information space. ...


It was generally panned by critics, however, who expressed disappointment and confusion about the combination of the original story and the comedic elements. [1],[2],[3].


One controversy for the film occurred when it was banned by the Saskatchewan Film and Video Classification Board. Critics were puzzled by the banning, as Saskatchewan was the only jurisdiction known to have kept the film out of theatres. After a brief media flurry, the Board repealed the ban. A ban is, generally, any decree that prohibits something. ... The Saskatchewan Film and Video Classification Board is a board of the Department of Saskatchewan Justice responsible for providing film and video classification documents to movie theatres in Saskatchewan. ... Motto: Multis E Gentibus Vires (Latin: From many peoples, strength) Official languages English Flower Western Red Lily Capital Regina Largest city Saskatoon Lieutenant-Governor Gordon Barnhart Premier Lorne Calvert (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked 7th 651,036 km² 591...


Home format

The film was released on VHS tape (NTSC) in 1995, and on DVD (NTSC Region 1) in April 2002.

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