What do you get when you mix madcap Jewish humor with the Superstars of Seventies porn? A tribute to a boyhood spent at raucous Lower East Side comedies (and an adulthood spent writing and ... See full summary »
Cecila is raped. She goes home and has sex with her husband. She confesses to him that she had enjoyed the rape and it had aroused her to have sex with him after a long period of marital ... See full summary »
Antonio de Cabo
Two women--one a wealthy society débutante, the other an elegant call girl--with a remarkable resemblance to one another decide to trade professions and social positions temporarily and see what results from it.
She Came, She Came, She Conquered, She Came For Two Endless Hours
For a film that runs so long (nearly two full hours), "Bibi: Confessions of Sweet 16" contains very little story or plot. Fortunately, the film was directed by Joe Sarno, the expert at making psychological sex melodramas, many of which are overlong, so the end result is still satisfying. While it is all well and good that Sarno always cared enough about his stories and cast that he usually made the best films possible, and in doing so refused to always cater to the raincoat crowd his films were often tossed to, it is always worth observing that films are edited for a reason, and with that said, it can be clearly declared that the beautiful Bibl, seductive and passionate as she may be, clearly overstays her heavy-breathing welcome by a good half hour. The film does not have that much dialog to carry it along either, so what we are left with is the thin story of the teenage Bibi on a visit to a relative, seducing every man and woman with whom she comes in contact, and of course her actions affect the sexual lives of those close to this inner circle of people, and they become sort of like collateral sexual damage thanks to the beautiful yet horny nymphet. Maria Forsa does not get a chance to really act until the film's final two scenes, as she is so busy getting undressed, moaning and writhing with whoever has struck her fancy.
Despite the many possibilities to inject a little humor into this scenario and perhaps not take it so seriously, Sarno has taken it very seriously and presents a long, protracted sex drama with no humor whatsoever. As such, those looking for just wall-to-wall naked female flesh will get their fill within the first thirty minutes; the remaining viewers, and those who will stick with this story for the entire running time will probably be fans of Sarno, will be pleased at the truly fleshed-out character development, no pun intended. However, it has to be said again that "Bibi" may be best enjoyed with an intermission between the first and second halves, because watching it in one sitting can certainly be trying, sort of like an embarrassment of sexual riches.
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