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A Name For Her Desire

USA, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Jacob J. Berger

A Name For Her Desire is the story of a woman with men's eyes upon her. Francesca. the central character, is the object of attempted male seduction - the object of male desire. The male fiction is created by her deliberate refusal to respond and the male fantasy continues to elaborate a history for the protagonist.

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