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2000 Rated R 2hr 4m

The Marquis de Sade was a provocateur so addicted to words that he used his own blood to write salacious stories while locked away in an asylum. A doctor tries to prevent the Marquis from writing, but a worker is lured into taking his dictation.

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Movie Details

2001 BAFTA®
2001 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
2001 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor nominee: Geoffrey Rush
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
Strong sexual content including dialogue, violence and language
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by screenwriter Doug Wright; "Marquis on the Marquee," "Creating Charenton" and "Dressing the Part" making of documentaries; U.S. and Spanish trailers; production stills