A woman is shown wearing no shirt. Her breasts are barely covered by an elaborate necklace. Side breast is shown.
We briefly see the bare buttocks of the woman Dakota (Madeline’s lover) is dating when Madeline peers into his apartment.
Lisle’s bare buttocks are seen for several seconds (Catherine Bell doubling for Isabella Rossellini).
A woman is shown lying on her stomach on a bed wearing bikini-style underwear.
Several sexual references, including a discussion about a man’s impotence.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


This film is still not out of date today, and it can even be said that it is more suitable for today when cosmetic surgery is popular. It is worth noting that everything everyone does in the story seems to be related to immortality and eternal youth, but the loss of youth is irreparable everywhere in the story. So is it wrong to pursue immortality? What is really important?

Plunder and betrayal, youth is going away

At the beginning of the story, Medellin starred in a musical called sweet bird of youth. When she was close to being out of breath, she could only watch the audience gradually leave or sleep while performing. Ennis was the only one who watched the whole audience attentively. After the performance, the other audience hurried away in silence, or Ennis was the only one who cheered and applauded loudly.

After the performance, Medellin fretted about the wrinkles on her face in the makeup mirror and revealed to herself that she had undergone cosmetic surgery. When she heard that her best friend Helen was visiting, her first reaction was to ask the maid how Helen looked. The maid’s praise of Helen’s appearance and temperament made her very unhappy.

Helen’s fiance Ennis is a well-known cosmetic surgeon in the industry and a super fan of Medellin. In the face of the talented doctor Ennis, the flirtatious bitch Medellin quickly launched an offensive. Ennis, who was still assuring Helen that he was not interested in Medellin the last second, married Medellin at the speed of light in the next shot.

Resentment and revenge, no one’s youth can be redeemed

Helen, who had been robbed of several boyfriends by plastic sister Hua Medellin from childhood, had a complete mental breakdown this time. Seven years later, Helen became a squatting fat man at home. She would only sit at home eating junk food every day and watch Medellin strangled in her films repeatedly, so that the landlord called the police and Helen was forcibly taken in for treatment.

Helen’s treatment was not smooth. Her life was full of resentment against Medellin. She talked about Medellin with people around her every day during the treatment for half a year, forcing all her patients to collapse. However, after being scolded by the doctor, she suddenly realized that she needed to erase Medellin from her life.

Another seven years later, Medellin and Ennis have been married for more than ten years. The original bone ash grade iron powder is no longer beautiful and sweet after more than ten years of marriage. Ennis will hate to sleep with Medellin and even call her “it”.

As top cosmetic doctors and famous actors, the couple have considerable wealth, but they still can’t stop their aging. Medellin’s paranoia about appearance is more serious. At the same time, not only his appearance, Ennis was unable to hold the scalpel because he was old and drunk all the year round. Frustrated, he was accompanied by alcohol all day. He was good at shaping beauty. He became an undertaker for body beauty. He was also famous. When he participated in any activity, little sister a, a passer-by, would ask Ennis politely about how he shaped the body so beautiful.

Helen sent an invitation letter to Ennis and his wife for their new book launch. On the surface, Medellin, who despised her very much, solemnly and seriously ran to the medical and beauty organization to prepare for the next “battle”. Yes, even if the relationship between husband and wife is no longer, even if her youth is no longer, as long as she can be beautiful and happy with her best friend, she will win. Determined to carry out the most powerful and damaging plasma separation, she was rejected by the beautician. In the face of the kind advice of the young and beautiful beautician, Medellin was jealous, angry and flustered. The owner of the medical and beauty organization who found the business opportunity gave her a witch’s business card, but she still despised it at this time. Thinking that Helen was still a fat man, he arrogantly planned to win Helen again.

A flash of horror beauty method in medical and beauty institutions — plasma separation

It’s amazing that 50 year old Helen is even more young, slim and radiant than when she was young. In the story, Helen has been working hard to write a book, but the book that finally made her famous is forever young. Of course, at this time, her beauty and youth are completely the effect of the elixir of witches, and the experience shared in her book is nonsense.

In the face of the stars and the moon, Helen, who was courted by countless men, including Ennis, was hit hard. She ran to her little fresh meat home to seek comfort. Unexpectedly, she ran into the affair between little fresh meat and another young girl. The little fresh meat whose lie was exposed simply broke the pot and fell, sarcastically mocking medlin. Medellin, who was constantly cold because of her old age, drove her car and crashed in the rain. Tears spent her makeup. She even screamed at herself in the mirror. Desperate, she had to go to the witch’s house on her business card.

What does the youth brought by ageless medicine mean

The witch said:

I follow the spring.

I haven’t seen an autumn or winter in years.

We are creatures of the spring, you an I.

The witch’s flattery quickly confused Medellin, and then the magical effect of the elixir brought by the witch made her sign a huge check without hesitation. Medellin, who took the elixir of youth, regained her youth. With great confidence, she returned home bravely. At the same time, Helen, who was bent on revenge, was tempting Ennis to murder Medellin with her.

Ennis and Medellin had a fierce quarrel at home for a long time. Ennis accidentally pushed Medellin down the stairs to “fall to death”. Who knows that Medellin became immortal because of the effect of old medicine, but his appearance can no longer maintain the appearance of a living person. Ennis, the mortician, can only paint a beauty again with paint. Helen, who thought Medellin was dead and came to deal with the “body” for Ennis, was shot to death by Medellin, and Helen, who had a big hole in her abdomen, even got up. Only then did they know that each other had taken elixir.

The two people who became the living dead had a fight and confided in the quarrel. Finally, the two were reconciled and planned to control Ennis, who knew how to make up for the body, to make up for them forever. However, after a series of changes, Ennis planned to leave and start a new life. He was stunned by his best friends and sent to the witch’s residence to attend the banquet held by the witch.

Familiar faces at the party

The witch still said the same thing. In the face of the temptation of immortality, Ennis hesitated. Ennis is a frustrated man who is addicted to alcohol all day. For the first half of his life, he kept empathizing and falling in love with Medellin and Helen. He either failed, volunteered, or was coerced to murder, deal with the body and make up for his best friends. He has neither courage nor courage. He used to be a plastic surgeon to shape beauty, Later, due to excessive drinking, he was unable to operate a knife and reduced to putting on makeup for the corpse. He achieved longevity and immortality for others, but his life stumbled and kept turning between his best friends, which was his misfortune and his luck. He witnessed the open and secret struggle, break up and reconciliation of the sisters, and was not first confused by the well-dressed immortal, Having witnessed the true face of a group of so-called immortals, he finally woke up at the critical moment, threw away the potion, put aside everything and rushed to a new life.

In the face of Ennis, Medellin and Helen, who lost their makeup artist, kept comforting each other, crying and laughing.

However, perhaps most people don’t have the courage of Ennis’s “fall”. Just like Medellin and Helen, they keep breaking their bodies, splicing them, putting on makeup, worrying about their appearance, and mediocre until eternity. No one remembers them.

What really matters

At the end of the story, more than 30 years later, Ennis left a hall full of children and grandchildren to die. At the funeral, the eulogy gently took the first half of his life. Obviously, the second half of his life was more wonderful than the honor of an excellent plastic surgeon and mortician. People missed him and cried for him. Ennis found true love and gave birth to children in the second half of his life, And with the help of his contribution to society and the continuation of his blood, he really obtained eternal life.

Medellin and Helen in the corner of the church can only forcibly laugh at the nonsense of the priest, and then invest in the trivial matter of where a can of paint is thrown. No one cares whether they are as beautiful as ever when they behave strangely.

Many years ago, I saw this film on TV. At that time, I was very dissatisfied with the happy life of the ending “slag man” Ennis. Now it seems to be very interesting.

Medellin is an actress. Her appearance pressure is the biggest. The audience abandoned him for various reasons. Accustomed to the appearance bonus, she is even more unable to accept this gap and is most willing to invest in maintaining her appearance.

Helen has always been a nameless native place and has career pursuit at the beginning. Her persistence in appearance comes from hatred. Youth is a shortcut to revenge for her, but after taking the elixir, she can also enjoy the beauty bonus, so she is gradually lost. When her hatred for Medellin gradually decreases, her prediction of the hopeless future is more sensitive than Medellin.

Ennis has been led by the nose in the story and has always been a “tool man”. As a male, he obviously has little pressure on his appearance. People pay more attention to his talent, but the side effects of aging still damage his career, but he can also be active in another field. But in the first half of his life, he was surrounded by two women, but neither Helen nor Medellin cared much about him. Helen wanted to use him to avenge Medellin, while Medellin used him to show off to Helen. In the later stage, they just enjoyed his superb makeup skills. There was no love, no hate, only use. His escape was inevitable.

The absurd plot of the film actually reflects a lot of reality. Whether to stay in spring forever like a witch or change the four seasons in spring, summer, autumn and winter. The answers of fairy tales and reality are different, and everyone’s pursuit is also different. Maybe in the end, we should learn to accept aging gracefully, but the important thing is never these. It’s whether you leave footprints along the way.

I hope you can criticize and correct my humble opinion.

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