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The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion. Rene discharges a personal debt by transferring possession of O to his step-brother, Sir Stephen... Written by
Like Emmanuelle this French movie was critically controversial
"Story of O" is luxuriant, nicely photographed, and Corinne Clery is quite appealing as a sensual actress
The film is an adaptation of Pauline Reage's novel about a young girl called O and her entry into the art of loving The special philosophy here is that women, by nature, are inferior to men and should therefore submit to their every emotion and desire. This is the only way for a woman to find ecstasy
O falls in love with a practitioner of this doctrine, and is forced to go through quite a lot before he will take her in
The treatment of eroticism is slow and careful O is initiated into a house of bondage where the women are playthings for the male clientele No talking or complaining is permitted... If the rules are broken, they are "punished" in the collar with whips and chains...
One can call this film a lot of things, but "subtle" isn't one of them Still, it's not overly offensive either, despite its extremely one-sided view of femininity... It does have a seductive quality, and we are attracted into its exotic fact or assumption largely because of Corinne Clery's beauty and sensuality
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