The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in London her master turned manager does nothing but exhibit her as a freak in a phony and humiliating carnival show. After a series of troubles caused by their act, Caesar, Saartje and their new friend, bear-tamer Réaux, head for Paris where once again, and against her will, she has to mimic savagery and expose her body, first in carnivals, then in the aristocratic salons of Paris, later on among the libertines and finally in brothels where she ends up being a prostitute. In the meantime, French anatomists will have taken an interest in her unusual anatomy (enormous buttocks and labia) only to declare her the missing link from ape to man. In 1815, aged only 27, she dies alone, of a combination of pneumonia and venereal disease.
Spanish actor Jose Antonio Ceinos stars as a down-and-out sculptor, whose inspiration returns with the strange appearance of a beautiful, mysterious black muse.
Kim Young Ho is a personal trainer for Hollywood stars. Even though he comes from a wealthy family background, he suffered a devastating injury during his childhood days. Now, he overcomes his problems with patience and stubbornness. Meanwhile, Kang Joo Eun is 33-years-old lawyer. She has struggled to support her family. Now, she is overweight and challenge her-selves for a diet.
Innocent Venus is a post-apocalyptic science fiction anime TV series which began broadcasting on the WOWOW network in Japan on July 26, 2006 at midnight. The series makes use of some 3D cel-shaded animation, which achieves a more "hand drawn" look than traditional 3D animation. At Anime Boston 2007, ADV Films had announced they licensed for the show. On July 11, 2008 ADV Announced that it was discontinuing print of the DVDs.
An evil empire of sex-crazed supernatural beings threatens to take over the world... and the Gold Star College Campus! A team of sexy super-heroines stand ready to defend the planet's virtue: The Venus Five!
Venus Versus Virus revolves around the life of a young girl named Sumire Takahana who has had the power to see ghosts since she was a small child, though no one believes her. One night while running to her dorm building to make curfew, a broach flies out of no where and she pricks her finger on it and sees a demon. Suddenly, another girl clad in gothic lolita clothing arrives bearing a huge gun and kills the demon. Once the ordeal is overwith, the girl gives Sumire a flier for a local clothing store, Venus Vanguard. When Sumire comes to the store, the girl, whose name is Lucia Nabashi, she explains to her that because she pricked her finger on Lucia's broach, Sumire now has the power to see demons as well as ghosts. Additionally, Lucia now wants Sumire to help her rid the world of these demons called Virus that threaten to consume all of humanity.
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Hunting Venus is a British television comedy-drama starring Martin Clunes and Neil Morrisey as former members of a 1980s pop group. The one-off drama was broadcast on ITV on 31 March 1999, and was produced by Buffalo Pictures for Yorkshire Television. The plot follows former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show. Jools Holland appears as himself, and also wrote the song "Starburst", The Venus Hunters' biggest hit. A compilation album was released to accompany the drama featuring songs from the 1980s.
Marx and Venus is an Australian television comedy series broadcast on SBS TV. Set in Perth, Western Australia, the program is about two flat mates; John Marx, played by Bryce Youngman and Venus Hoy, played by Rhoda Lopez. Originally Emma Lung was to play Venus Hoy, but she pulled out of the project before filming. The program premiered on 6 August 2007. Episodes of the show are only five minutes long, and it is generally shown around 8:30pm each Monday night. The theme music for the opening titles is "Come on Come on" by Little Birdy.
Mars vs Venus is a Singaporean Chinese drama which was telecast on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8. It made its debut on 1 May 2007 and ended its run on 28 May 2007. It was screened on every weekday night, 9pm. This drama serial consists of 20 episodes. The theme of the drama is mainly to showcase the differences between the two sexes. The show consists of four different couples, each having relationship problems. They are played by, namely: Tay Ping Hui and Huang Biren, Pierre Png and Jesseca Liu, Cavin Soh and May Phua, Chen Tian Wen and Aileen Tan. This show has been deemed by many Singaporeans as one of the best drama series produced by MediaCorp in Year 2007, mostly due to its good script and excellent acting of the cast. This show is the 3rd Highest Rated Drama Series for Year 2007.
Created by Canadian filmmaker Mark Kenneth Woods and co-produced by Michael Venus, the first season of the world's first LGBT themed sketch comedy TV show started airing on OUTtv in July 2005. The second season began airing in September, 2006 and, after a hiatus, a third season debuted in July, 2009. The show also aired on SelecTV/OUTtv in Australia in 2006. Pink TV in France, Belgium, Switzerland and other territories started airing the first 2 seasons of the show with the alternate title "Le Venus Show" in September, 2006. The show began airing in the Netherlands and the Benelux in April, 2008 on OUTTv. here! network in the USA began airing the show in August, 2008. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the sketch comedy show blends politics and pop culture with humour and irreverence. The series stars Mark Kenneth Woods, Miss Cotton, Michael Venus, Dickey Doo and includes guest stars The B-52's, Peaches, John Cameron Mitchell, Candis Cayne, Lady Bunny, Amanda Lepore, Lady Miss Kier and others. Alluvial Filmworks, a division of Village Lighthouse, released "The Complete First Season" on DVD worldwide on November 6, 2007 and "The Complete Second Season" on April 22, 2008. "The Complete Third Season" was released through MKW Productions on May 25, 2010.
Follow dynamic single girl Venus in her catastrophic quest to find true love, in a warm and witty comedy drama from critically acclaimed playwright Baby Isako (Love is a Losing Game, Bag Ladies). Developed from a hugely popular web series and set in London, the 10-part comedy drama follows hapless romantic Venus, played by rising star Letitia Hector, as she hunts for Mr Right. Run-ins with the ex, old flames, new crushes and double dates mean there's never a dull moment in Venus's love life, while her friends also contend with man dramas and relationship woes.
Life on Venus Ave. was a Canadian television series, which aired on MuchMusic and Citytv in the late 1980s and early 1990s. One of its writers, Rod Gonsalves-Quesnel, went on to write a fashion column for The Globe and Mail. Hosted by Ziggy Lorenc, the series mixed informational and comedic segments on love and sex with romantic music videos.
Venus is a sexy computer program designed to steal government secrets. When Best friends Harry and Oz find her hiding in the final level of a game, they let her stay with them. Hilarity ensues when she causes Harry and Pam to break up and gives Oz 90 million dollars.
Mamoru-kun ni Megami no Shukufuku wo!, also known as Venus to Mamoru, is a Japanese light novel series written by Hiroki Iwata and illustrated by Toshiyuki Satō following Mamoru Yoshimura and his far-from-normal high school life with girlfriend Ayako Takasu, who possess magical powers called "Beatrice". The series was first published on September 25, 2003 by MediaWorks. Later, the series was adapted into an anime series, which broadcast on WOWOW on October 6, 2006. It contained 24 episodes, with the last airing on March 30, 2007.
De que te quiero, te quiero is a Mexican telenovela produced by Lucero Suárez for Televisa. It is a remake of Carita pintada, a Venezuelan telenovela written by Valentina Párraga. Livia Brito is the protagonist, with Juan Diego Covarrubias as the dual protagonist/antagonist. Esmeralda Pimentel stars as the antagonist.
This romantic comedy is about Takeru Ohyama, a typical perverted teenage boy. His new school doesn't require entrance exams, and it just turned co-ed! Unfortunately, his dreams of a happy high school life are dashed when he finds out the school is much more than it seems. All of the students wield a special item—a Maken—to unleash their magical abilities in duels! Can Takeru find a Maken that works for him? Even while trying to fit in at a new school and dealing with all kinds of girl problems?