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Venus Rising

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  • 1995-11-30
  • 01:31:00
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Science Fiction, Thriller

Eve (England) grows up on a privately run prison island. She finds a boat left by a man who had shipwrecked on the island's coast. When her guardian tries to rape her, she kills him by removing a security device implanted in his arm, then takes the boat to escape the island.

Once on land, Eve prostitutes herself to a stranger in exchange for money and food. After the sex, the stranger and her start an argument that ends with the man trying to rape her, but she stabs him in the side, killing him and leaving his body on the beach. While the police start investigating the man's death. the private corporation which runs the island prison has noticed that someone had escaped and begins a search.

Eve befriends a rich woman who takes her to her home, and provides food and fine clothes. The woman also introduces Eve into the virtual world inhabited by those who can afford it The woman is a divorcee living off her former husband's alimony. The woman commits suicide the next day, leaving Eve in the mansion to assume her identity and alimony (as the ex-husband pays electronically and never visits). Flashbacks show that Eve was a little girl and the daughter of a guard living in the island when a prisoners' riot happened. After her father was murdered and her mother raped and murdered, she was kept under the care of one of the inmates (the one she kills at the beginning of the movie) who apparently molested her for years and kept her as a servant, prompting her distrust towards men and sex in general.

She goes into the virtual world and visits a bar run by Peyton (Fairchild), where she meets Vegas (Mandylor), the policeman investigating the murder on the beach. There they become lovers. While she's reluctant at first, she finally gives in into the relationship. Vegas finally finds her but also does one of the agents of the penal corporation tracking her. The two men have a gun fight in the apartment, and the corporation agent is killed. Eve and Vegas then continue their relationship.