People: Aug. 11, 1986

Vive le sex hot! Seems Paris is in the midst of a summertime wave of torrid movies, and Lauren Hutton, the onetime Revlon model turned actress, is riding the crest. Flagrant Desir, which has just opened in France, is about a nymphomaniac, the daughter of a solid bourgeois vintner, who is suspected of murder. While investigating the crime, the police uncork the sensual secrets of upper-caste life in the French wine country. The film drew cool reviews, but Hutton, playing the part of a mysterious aristocrat whose wine-stain birthmark takes on a symbolic significance, gets high marks from the movie's director,...

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