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Café Flesh (1982)

X | | Adult, Comedy, Drama | 1982 (USA)
In the future, humans are divided into Sex Negatives and Sex Positives. The negatives get sick if they have sex so they go to Cafe Flesh to see positives who are forced to perform on stage ... See full summary »


Stephen Sayadian (as Rinse Dream), Mark S. Esposito (uncredited)


Jerry Stahl (screenplay) (as Herbert W. Day), Stephen Sayadian (screenplay) (as Rinse Dream)
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »


Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Nichols Andy Nichols ... Max Melodramatic (as Andrew Nichols)
Paul McGibboney Paul McGibboney ... Nick
Michelle Bauer ... Lana (as Pia Snow)
Marie Sharp Marie Sharp ... Angel
Tantala Ray ... Moms (as Darcy Nychols)
Joey Lennon Joey Lennon
Neil Podorecki Neil Podorecki
Dennis Edwards Dennis Edwards ... The Enforcer (as Robert Dennis)
Kevin James Kevin James ... Johnny Rico (as Kevin Jay)
Dondi Bastone Dondi Bastone ... Spike
Paul Berthell Paul Berthell ... Mr. Joy (as Pez D. Spencer)
Hilly Waters Hilly Waters ... Ace
Autumn True Autumn True ... Vamp #1
Elizabeth Anastasia Elizabeth Anastasia ... Vamp #2
Polly Ester Polly Ester ... Enforcer #2
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In the future, humans are divided into Sex Negatives and Sex Positives. The negatives get sick if they have sex so they go to Cafe Flesh to see positives who are forced to perform on stage for the negatives. Lana is a positive who everyone thinks is a negative and she must decide whether to come clean or not. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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The creators of NIGHTDREAMS present a film so hot it has no place in a world with a future See more »


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Alternate Versions

Two versions exist of this movie - a hardcore, XXX-rated version, and an R-rated version with the most explicit scenes toned down. This version played a number of mainstream movie theatres in 1982-83. See more »


Followed by Cafe Flesh 3 (2003) See more »

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Not just a porno movie
6 June 1999 | by BarbecueSee all my reviews

A disturbing, dark story set in a post-apocalyptic world where the majority of people have been rendered sex negative - they become violently ill when they attempt any sexual activity, even kissing. These unfortunates enjoy sex vicariously through live sex performance art staged at special clubs, where the rare "sex positives" are forced into a sort of sexual gladiatorial status, partly slaves, and partly celebrities.

The story centers on a couple of Cafe Flesh sex negative regulars, and their sad obsession with the club lifestyle.

The best acting performance in the film is Andy Nichols as Max, the mean-spirited emcee at the club who likes to taunt the audiences he is there to entertain, and stirs up trouble whenever he can. The sex scenes are not romantic, but they are imaginative and highly choreographed, with creative and surreal sets. Great camera work, an excellent soundtrack, surprisingly good acting, and some hot sex as well. It's a real good example of how a good porno movie SHOULD be. Very worthwhile

Definitely worth watching.

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1982 (USA) See more »

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