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Intimate Power

The Favorite

Directed by Jack Smight
United States, Switzerland, 1989


Based on a true story, this sweeping docudrama stars Amber O’Shea as French schoolgirl Aimée Dubucq de Rivéry, who’s sold into slavery and forced into a sultan’s harem in 19th-century Turkey — where she’s repelled by the cruelty of the culture.

Intimate Power Directed by Jack Smight

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