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Chastity (1969)

R | | Drama, Romance | 24 June 1969 (USA)
Go on a cross country adventure with Cher in her first dramatic film, Chastity. Chastity ('Cher') is a lonely young girl who is hitchhiking across the country in hopes of finding someone to... See full summary »

Director:

Alessio de Paola

Writer:

Sonny Bono
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Cher ... Chastity (as Chér)
Barbara London Barbara London ... Diana Midnight
Steve Whittaker Steve Whittaker ... Eddie
Tom Nolan Tom Nolan ... Tommy
Danny Zapien Danny Zapien ... Pimp
Elmer Valentine Elmer Valentine ... First Truck Driver
Burke Rhind Burke Rhind ... Salesman
Richard Armstrong Richard Armstrong ... Husband
Autumn Autumn ... Prostitute
Joe Light Joe Light ... Master of Ceremonies
Dolly Hunt Dolly Hunt ... Lady In Church
Jason Clark Jason Clark ... Second Truck Driver (as Jason Clarke)
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Storyline

Go on a cross country adventure with Cher in her first dramatic film, Chastity. Chastity ('Cher') is a lonely young girl who is hitchhiking across the country in hopes of finding someone to love her and make her forget her disturbed past. She does find love with a man whom she calls Andre ('Stephen Whittaker'). Chastity feels that the relationship is getting too serious so she decides to run. She goes to Mexico where she starts working at a whorehouse, there she befriends the strange lesbian owner (Barbara London). Chastity is looking for a mother figure in the woman, but the woman has different feelings for Chastity. She soon realizes that this is not the life for her and decides to return to Andre and try to start a new normal life. Things are good, but not for long as Chastity's dark disturbed past will never let her feel loved by anyone. Written by Clint Hickman

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Taglines:

A cop out! A drop out! And so far out she's not just a girl, she's an experience! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Честити See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chaz Bono, son of Sonny & Cher, was conceived during the making of this movie, and named for it. See more »

Quotes

Man in car: Hey, you wanna do a thing honey?
Chastity: You gotta have a thing to do a thing, creep.
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Alternate Versions

The version that airs on Showtime and The Movie Channel is the 1972 re-issue PG version that is slightly shorter than the original 1969 theatrical release, adding the MGM logo (MGM was not the original distributor) to the begining and end credits and shortens Cher's "Band of Theives" song over the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Remade as Chastity (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Chastity's Song (Band of Theives)
Written by Elyse J. Weinberg
Performed by Cher
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Cher's Unforgettable Essence apart from the plot
17 June 2011 | by angelicsevenSee all my reviews

I never got to see this (1969) movie with Cher in it until recently and I'm so glad I did. The interesting thing about this movie is how it's much like Flashdance(1983), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider(2001)and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within(2001). Because it draws you so much into following the appealing girl that no one else or anything going on in the movie really matters. This movie was really ahead of it's time as it fits in with how the fore-mentioned movies are made today; the rushing from scene to scene with what seems like no storyline. Even the Chasity character was just as unpredictable as the ending. What I liked about the movie is how it captured & preserved Cher's beginning beautiful essence & appeal, as with close-ups of her glowing face, lustrous long black hair, very attractive hands and light sultry voice. Possibly the reason why the film didn't make it big starting out is cause people just couldn't understand or relate to what was going on in the movie at the time. This show is more of a guy flick movie. Even though I don't particularly care for the story, I would watch it again just to see Cher's likeness.


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