Madam Savant (1997), is an erotic thriller centered around Kira Reed. As the
film opens, Kira's trailer trash husband catches her with the local stud, and
blows him away, but misses her. The husband is jailed, and Kira hops a bus to LA.
route, she does a male passenger, who gives her the phone number of a
cousin in LA, who he claims will help her get settled.
The "cousin" turns out to be a black woman much older than the white man
who referred her. She is also the a madam of a whorehouse that every
important police officer and public official in the world frequents. They
are having a big party, when the cops raid, the madam is shot, and Kira
hides with a valise the madam gave her. It is full of money, and the little
black client book. The rest of the film concerns crooked and honest cops and
worried politicians all trying to get the book back.
The plot involved too many people to keep straight, but the film at least
had a plot to follow. I suppose it was a whodunnit, but I never really cared.
Since the film is a soft-core sex film, the most important element of the
plot is that Kira takes over the business, and everyone gets naked
constantly. The weakness of that side of the film is that nearly all the
nude scenes are marred by constant cross-fading, and this distracted from
If you are not familiar with our grading system, you need to
explanation, because the grading is not linear. For example, by
our definition, a
C is solid and a C+ is a VERY good movie. There are very few Bs
and As. Based on our descriptive system, this film is a:
With that many naked women and a plot, it meets all genre
requirements, and is a must-have for Kira Reed fans. It would be
a solid C if not for the cross-fading.