The middle-aged couple Laura and Antonio have a problem, a problem with their sex life: Antonio fails to perform at night and Laura is getting increasingly frustrated. To add insult to frustration Antonio does better when confronted with younger flesh and when his wife finds out she too seeks a younger lover. However, this is more than Antonio's Latin ego can take...
This is a very peculiar kind of film, not the sort of thing you normally find in Anglo-Saxon countries. On the one hand the film is exploitative in the way it depicts the sex, the drama, uses its nude scenes, resolves the tension etc. On the other it takes its subject (sex problems in middle age ) perfectly seriously. The leads come across as believable people: they aren't the "I'm over forty, I should have no sex" bygones of mainstream cinema or the lecherous dirty old men and women of exploitation cinema.
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