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Bliss (1997)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  14 April 1997 (USA)
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The sex therapist, Spaulding Gray, is very successful. Beautiful women are lining up to see him. He seduces his clients. And they are all very happy. He has a secret technique, which is not that secret.

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Joseph and Maria are married for six months and Maria still has never had an orgasm with her husband. They begin to visit mysterious doctor Baltazar who teaches them how to reach ecstasy in sex. Written by Anonymous

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sex | doctor | orgasm | ecstasy | sex therapist | See more »

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Love is only the beginning.

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic sex scenes with strong sex-related dialogue, and for language | See all certifications »

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14 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Au-delà du désir  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$54,547 (USA) (6 June 1997)

Gross:

$207,751 (USA) (27 June 1997)
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I've Been Working On You
Performed by The Feminine Complex
Written by Mindy Dalton
Published by Alpine Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Teenbeat o/b/o Athena Records by arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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6 June 2004 | by (santa cruz, CA, usa) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this movie. I rented it to watch alone, my wife out of town for the weekend, and I am definitely going to get her to watch it with me when she comes home. There were a few scenes that strained my ability to believe, such as when the main character would attempt to advise strangers, but they ended up really just providing humorous relief. I can't really imagine the modern practice of Balthazar's profession as presented in this movie, but everything else was intuitively spot-on. The movie is erotic, but even more importantly, it is a richly layered love story, one that I personally, really became invested in emotionally. There aren't too many movies that focus on the relationship within marriage, and give powerful hope for the unimaginable possibilities within it. Bliss definitely does this. It's very real, and I thought the acting was excellent. Perhaps I'm easily moved, but I found myself sitting close to the screen, fully emotionally locked into the script. My grade? A-


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