A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. The portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl and star. Read More »
Rostislav sitting on the beach with friend Peter philosophize about who is he – a creation of God or the Devil. Their conversation is interrupted by a naked man from a nearby nudist beach “Paradise”, which is looking for a doctor. At this point it appears that the doctor is both an experimental film’s director. Read More »
Documentary on director Masaru Konuma, who dedicated his life to Japanese soft porn, directing more than 47 films in more than three decades and specializing in S&M. Read More »
A young widow (Keiko Kaja) becomes an SM call girl to pay off the debts accumulated by her yakuza husband. She’s a depressed woman, merely going through the motions of existence, subjected to every cruel whim concocted by her clients. She’s dedicated to the misery – even finding comfort in it – stumbling through life like a zombie. Read More »
The French porn industry flourished in the mid 1970s with a wealth of creative and modestly budgeted features.
Fearing the demise of legitimate cinema, the government passed the “X-Law” in October of 1976 to limit the
growth of the XXX industry. This effectively withdrew a good deal of the “official” financial support afforded to
these films and often relegated them to specialty theaters. This golden age was deceptively short considering the
tremendous output. The entire affair provides for an interesting story lavishly illustrated with perverse films. An
impressive overview can be found in the indispensable euro-sleaze bible Immoral Tales by Cathal Tohill and Peter Tombs. Read More »
Plot description :
A prim and proper British couple, Fiona (Thomas) and Nigel (Grant), are on a Mediterranean cruise ship to Istanbul, en route to India. They encounter another couple on the ship, the seductive Frenchwoman Mimi (Seigner) and her paraplegic American husband Oscar (Coyote), a failed and self-centered writer.
The story unfolds as Oscar invites Nigel to his cabin, where he recalls, in a series of episodes, how he and the much younger Mimi met on a bus in Paris and fell in love; and then how their relationship went horribly wrong. Read More »
Venus, the Roman goddess of love, visits present day Budapest to strengthen intimate relationships between men and women. Read More »