Also known as: Le libertin, Liebeslust und Freiheit
Description: In France, a group of free thinkers, led by the philosopher and writer Denis Diderot have been working to produce the first ever encyclopedia and bring enlightenment and knowledge to their fellow Frenchmen. With the authorities placing an order to stop the spread of this evil work, Diderot is forced to hide the printing presses underground at his mansion as he tries to finish his work. It is a wonder though, that he can write at all, as his freedom brings him a spread of women wanting ‘liberation’. He is fine with promoting this way of thinking until his own daughter starts to explore her sexuality with feelings towards an older man. A visit by the Cardinal causes some delay but Baroness d’Holbach tries to keep him busy throughout his visit while the work continues to get the book out. Reviews
Description: Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.’s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a married women in her thirties, who tutors him in the lessons of love and romance. Maya is only the first of many mature women that Andras will meet through his teenage and young adult life.
Description: Juliette and Paul move into their dreamhouse but they soon realize that the rent is too high for the two of them alone so that they decide to rent out their spare room to a young woman named Nathalie. She becomes Paul’s mistress but cannot get him to leave Juliette. She tries to make him jealous by inviting a friend of hers named Stepen to stay over for the night.
Description: Once upon a time in a Paris suburb, there lived a teenage girl named Alice, a pretty girl who liked to play games of seduction and violence. One day, Alice decided to kill Said, a handsome and cocky classmate. But she couldn’t possibly do it alone, so Alice manipulated her naive new boyfriend Luc into committing the cold-blooded crime as proof of his true love for her..
Also known as: Les possédées du diable, Lorna the Exorcist
Description: The businessman Patrick takes his wife Marianne and daughter Linda on a vacation. Patrick’s old friend Lorna shows up just in time for Linda’s 18th birthday and takes demonic, sexual possession of the girl’s body and soul.
Description: In Saint-Tropez, Sandra leads an easy life and enjoys great freedom. But at the end of the summer, she is forced to return to Paris, where she has to work in a brothel to make a living. Far from lazing on the coast, the young woman many meetings with men who wish to be accompanied by pretty girls. The appointments follow but do not look for Sandra. One day she assassinate a murder in the house of appointment that employs them. Only witness of the drama, she is soon questioned by the police, who knows his business call girl. Be wary of police, Sandra flees without further delay
Description: In a little French town everything goes on as usual and people seem friendly and good natured until one day, two women arrive from Paris. A man dismounts from the same bus and that very night he seizes the two women and asks for the most beautiful girl in town as their ransom. After the initial shock, the mayor, his brother, the prefect, the police and the gendarmerie gather around the house where the two woman are imprisoned. It will be a test for everyone and each of them will show the real stuff he is made of, showing their hypocrisy, mean-ness or humanity concealed behind their provincial respectability.
Description: Francis Perrin who plays Nicolas, the owner of a singles club, who will cheat on his wife at every opportunity. In addition to his own amorous conquests, he tries to help his shy friend Bernard (Jean-Paul Comart) improve his lonely love life.
Description: Roy Stuart started as photographer, but later made documentary movies as well, such as “Glimpse”. His photographs often deal with the female body. In The Fourth Body we apparently see him at work. Not that we see much of the photographers, the movie concentrates on females. Sometimes they are dressed, usually they are undressed. We see a few hardcore scenes being recorded, but usually we see females on the set. Many of these sets are either artsy, weird or fascinating. There are also shorts scenes of the changing of the guard in Copenhagen.
Description: Two simultaneous dinner parties unfold – one for a group of female friends, the other for their male counter parts. At each dinner table, the conversations quickly delve into the characters recent sexual escapades: there’s the adventurous couple tries “swinging”, the middle-aged woman who notices a spark of interest from her daughter’s boyfriend, and the young newlywed who thinks sex simply isn’t for her. With comic subtlety, the film captures the many contrasting views – men’s, women’s, young and old, conservative and liberal – about what it means to be a good lover.
Description: Hellé is a young deaf-mute living among the mountains. She’s ignored by everyone except, now and then, the local woodsmen, who use her for their pleasure. She has no education, no knowledge of right or wrong. One summer, a young man comes to spend the holidays in her village.
Description: The Countess X is an early [and possibly the best] example of Jean Rollins’ xxx period. Made before he had totally abandoned style, humour and plot and beautifully shot on 35mm film. It features some of the best actors and actresses from the period.
Also known as: Atout coeur à Tokyo pour O.S.S. 117, OSS 117 – Teufelstanz in Tokio
Description: US 24, an American Navy base in a small island in the Pacific, is annihilated. Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a French aristocrat that is also a secret agent, OSS 117, is sent to Tokyo to investigate who did it. Soon, he finds out that a cypher girl in the American embassy had passed vital information to a Japanese gang. Eva Davidson confesses to him that she did that under cohertion, and is now ready to cooperate. OSS 117 will pretend to be Eva’s husband, to better cover the contacts between her and the gang that is pursuing more information about a second naval base. Each step is a battle for his life, and he suspects that Eva may have not tell the whole truth.
Description: In an isolated country house close to the shore near Saint-Tropez, seven young women share a bedroom. Over two days, they wake, shower, breakfast, play dress up, bathe in the sea, picnic, ride bikes, pick flowers, have a pillow fight, run on the strand, practice ballet stretches, groom themselves and each other, and laugh. Anne returns a horse to Renaud; the next day, he’s in a rowboat and meets her by the pier. By the film’s end, all are celebrating with the lovers.