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A guilty pleasure of mine for some time now, Exit to Eden was made in 1994. The story goes a little something like this: Directed by Garry Marshall, it tells the story of Elliot a no fear photographer who has inadvertently photographed diamond smugglers at work.  Elliot also happens to be troubled by his own repressed sexuality.  Where do you go to live out your fantasies...Eden.  Off Elliot goes.  Alas the Smugglers and two detectives also follow him to the island. New love ensues, crime hijinks, etc. It's kind of a bipolar movie, one half loosely based on Anne Rice's erotic novel of a fantasy island where dreams are fulfilled and sexuality is open to all, led by a congenial dominatrix (Dana Delany) and a glowing new recruit (Paul Mecurio).  The other movie is a farcical comedy-action dealing with the smugglers.  It's fun. Delany is gorgeous, Rosie O'Donnell and Dan Aykroyd make me giggle, and Paul Mecurio not only has a cute butt, but his Elliot is extremely likeable.  Plus how can you go wrong with a movie that has Hector Elizondo in it. I adore it.

Cast:
Dana Delany - Lisa Emerson
Paul Mecurio - Elliot Slater
Rosie O'Donnell - Sheila Kingston
Dan Aykroyd - Fred Lavery
Hector Elizondo - Dr. Martin Halifax
Stuart Wilson - Omar
Iman - Nina Blackstone
Sean O'Bryan - Tommy Miller
Stephanie Niznik - Diana