Erotica

Bob Chinn – California Gigolo (1979)

A hustler tries to make a living by seducing various wealthy women and showing them a good time. Read More »

Paul Vecchiali – Change pas de main AKA Don’t Change Hands (1975)

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Experimental film mixes genres, styles and even XXX vs. soft-core

Paul Vecchiali’s work is an acquired taste, as he is a filmmaker who marches to the beat of his own drum, never fashionable or popular. Produced by a famous pornographer of the day (Jean-Francois Davy of “Exhibition” fame) it’s a rare mainstream (sort of) movie that carefully integrates explicit hardcore sex content into a strong story. Read More »

John Seeman – Blonds Have More Fun (1979)

A love potion sold at a health-food store, which was invented by a crafty con artist, causes the whole city of San Francisco to go sex crazy. Read More »

Gregory Dark – Body of Influence (1993)

Beverly Hills shrink Dr. Jonathan Brooks (Nick Cassavetes) seemingly has everything; wealth, a successful practice and a beautiful lawyer fiancée, Jennifer (Diana Barton). Brooks is helping his cop friend Harry Reams (Richard Roundtree) compile a psychological profile of a serial killer on the loose in L.A. Meantime, he starts treating an interesting new patient, Laura (Shannon Whirry), a shy woman who transforms under hypnosis into a completely different persona; the seductive Lana. A torrid affair takes place between the irresistible Lana and Brooks, but he gets more than he bargained for. Lana steals videotapes of ‘sessions’ the doctor has had with other patients and blackmails him with the damning evidence, while at the same time Harry Reams is getting closer and closer to identifying the serial killer. Read More »

Akio Jissoji – Dialogue (1992)

A man hires a Private Investigator in order to find proof that his wife has been cheating on him. Soon, we learn that the man’s plan is to set the wife up, divorce her and remarry again in America with the daughter of his boss. The woman, being confronted with the suggestive evidence of her infidelity, has no other solution than to work on the sex industry for a while to pay for the Private Investigator’s silence. Read More »

Fabian Burstein – Porno Unplugged (2008)

Porno Unplugged is a journey into uncertainty, a quest by journalist Fabian Burstein, who looked behind the curtains of this fascinating industry. Starting in Budapest he heads westwards to explore a new world on its victory march rooted deeply in Austria. On this journey he meets the heroes and leading actors of this story: Austrians Mick Blue, Renee Pornero and Thomas Janisch. What’s more, they are protagonists within the international porn industry. Starting in Austria they have erotically conquered the X-rated shelves of many a DVD-rental worldwide. These “heroes” from an ostracized industry are the links on the team’s journey of several thousand miles. Shoots, fairs, living environments, award shows, dreams, relationships, disappointments. Budapest, Vienna, Graz, Bad Ischl, Las Vegas, Los Angeles. Read More »

Roger Watkins & Robert Michaels – Her Name Was Lisa (1979)

Shown in flashbacks by those who now show remorse at her at her funeral, a photographer invites a prostitute to pose for him. They sleep once and he treats her fair, but both his publisher and a stranger woman called Carmen lead to her degradation and untimely demise. Read More »