Female Perversions is a dramatic film with a lot of erotic themes that was released in 1997. Female Perversions follows a young female attorney named Eve as she tries to climb the corporate ladder and make a name for herself. Along the way she indulges in many things, including romances with men and women. Her life is complicated by having a sister who is a kleptomaniac.
The movie shows a lot of the difficulties that Eve faces trying to compete in a male-dominated world. There are scenes that show Eve's dreams and how much she is really repressing in order to come across as tough and strong. Eve's problems go beyond just dealing with her sister. She has a bizarre obsession with expensive clothes and makeup. She has a relationship with a man named John but she is extremely fearful and worries all the time that he is going to leave her. There is also another lawyer in town that Eve is competitive with although the other lawyer has no idea how she feels.
Eve is very close to fulfilling her dream of becoming a judge. Even though she is rather young, she has earned a reputation for being a tough woman and the judgeship seems within her reach. Her sister Mad, who is the kleptomaniac, is making things difficult for Eve. There is a police raid and Mad is arrested for shoplifting. Although Eve is angry that Mad has been arrested, she knows she has to help her sister so she travels to visit her in jail. The women argue about Mad's illness. Their argument shows that they are both holding a lot of family issues inside. While Eve is in Mad's town, she stays at Mad's house where she ends up meeting a young woman with whom she has an affair and becomes sexually obsessed with her.
While Eve and Mad spend time together they begin to discuss all the difficulties that they are facing in their respective lives. Mad is just as brilliant as Eve, even working towards her PhD, but she is finding that her kleptomania is destroying her life. After many deep conversations, the women realize that they need to come to terms with the abuse from their childhood which is causing them to act the way they do. Female Perversions is rated R for graphic sexual content. It also deals with many intense themes.