|Rating:||R (for strong sexual content including dialogue, violence and language)|
|Release Date:||December 25, 2000|
|Running time:||124 minutes|
|Cast:||Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Jenn|
|Producer:||Nick Wechsler, Julia Chasman, Peter Kaufman|
|Distributor:||20th Century Fox|
Description: Based on historical fact of the Napoleonic Era, the notorious Marquis de Sade continues to write about the pain of love and the love of pain while banished to a secluded Paris asylum. A young, idealistic priest endeavors to save his soul but instead is distracted by de Sade's luscious maid. The asylum director Dr. Royce-Collard vows to cure de Sade, by any means possible.
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