Balcony (1963) / (Spec)

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Fascinating version of Jean Genet's psycho-erotic play is set in a fictional country where an accommodating brothel allows visitors act out elaborate fantasies of power and desire. With the nation embroiled in a revolution, the establishment's madam (Shelley Winters) is approached by the chief of police (Peter Falk) to fill in for the vanished queen. Lee Grant, Peter Brocco, Ruby Dee, and Leonard Nimoy also star. 84 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interview; theatrical trailers.