I am very uncertain about Nelly Kaplan films. Probably because I don't find them as funny as the French (who does?). Doubtless it is my own lack of sophistication that prevents me from identifying why some people rave about them.
Anyway I liked this one more than many of her other efforts. Guillaume de Burlador is a private tutor who hits a low point sufficiently severe for him to contemplate a somewhat theatrical suicide. Instead he is taken off by flying boat to a mad French colonial possession bedecked by mad servants and crazy decor. Three rather gorgeous women live there,and old Guillaume is a randy old stoat.
Should have been a riot. Whilst it is periodically sensuous, the problem with Kaplan is that she doesn't really do erotic. She did the totally flat "Nea" (Young Emanuelle)and simply doesn't deliver here either. Very minimal nudity takes the edge off what might have been a truly live wire effort. In the end it rates little more than a pleasant "OK".
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