Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court ... See full summary »
Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court jester gives an aphrodisiac to the Queen and is, in the end, beheaded to "What Happens During Ejaculation?" in which we watch 'control central' during a successful seduction. Written by
Scott R. Vaughn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The only ever official filmed adaptation of another person's previously written work by Woody Allen though a number of Allen's films have been inspired and influence by various films and novels. However, though little is taken from Dr. David Reuben's source book 'Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask)', the picture hardly counts as an adaptation. See more »
Possibly deliberate error by filmmaker. At the very end of the "What's My Perversion" segment. See more »
[the Fool standing next to the Queen in her bedroom]
[to the Queen]
Come, give me a kiss.
'Course, Milord - stick out your tongue.
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Opening and closing credits shown over footage of rabbits. See more »
This is a very funny parody of pop sex-psychology literature
The film is entirely about sexual perversions, even though it is not technically erotic Allen has taken some of the most popular clinical treatments of sexual fetishes and has placed them into very unusual situations
Gene Wilder, for example, falls in love with a sheep; Woody Allen plays a medieval court jester who gets his lance stuck in his lady's chastity belt while the king is off fighting in the Crusades; a giant breast is released upon the countryside; an Italian couple can only find happiness in public sex; and we are taken into the inner labors of a male human body as it tries to seduce a woman in a car
Each individual scene is quite well done The tales are rapid filled with irony about the overly exaggerated importance of sex in our culture
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