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 ...
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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
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Woody Allen once famously said the following quotes about sex: (1) "It's the most fun I've ever had without laughing" (2) "Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand" and (3) "I'm a practicing heterosexual, although bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night". Moreover, Allen once said that he included in this movie "every funny idea I've ever had about sex, including several that led to my own divorce". See more »
In the "transvestite" segment, the host tells Sam the bathroom is "upstairs, first door on the left." But the bathroom door, and all the other upstairs doors, are on the right. See more »
[Fabrizio tries in vain to get Gina excited]
[romantically, in Italian, as he rubs her]
Foreplay... foreplay... foreplay... foreplay... foreplay...
[a long time later, Gina is still insensitive]
[sleepily, in Italian]
Foreplay... foreplay... foreplay...
[Fabrizio falls asleep on top of her]
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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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