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Dalila Di Lazzaro,
The film tries to be honest in portraying Bilitis' coming of age, but often becomes pretentious
Bilitis (Patti d'Arbanville) attends an all-girl school that is about to break for summer... Once on vacation, Bilitis comes to hold with her developing sexuality and strikes up a romantic liaison with a local boy A secondary romance concerns Bilitis' female guardian and her new husband
The treatment of sensuality is soft and beautiful, which is in keeping with Hamilton's style of photography At the beginning of the film, we see the sweet, sensual bodies of the schoolgirls exuberantly bathing in a mountain lake
When Bilitis is finally seduced, it is exaggerated romance, heavily diffused, implying rather than showing their coupling The lovemaking between the married couple is equally stylized, but more steamy
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