Tinto Brass - The maestro of Italian erotica is back! Lies, subterfuge, betrayal and mischief - FALLO! is a collection of six stories based on the joys of sexuality and the eroticism of a new generation of women.
1) "Alibi" ("Alibi") While celebrating the seventh anniversary of marriage in a hotel in Casablanca, Morocco, Gianni convinces his wife Gianni to do a threesome with the room servant Ali. 2) "Double Trouble" ("Dupla Confusão") While playing tennis with Bruno, Stefania has intercourse with him in the bathroom. Meanwhile, Bruno's wife Erika does with Stefania's husband Luigi in his office, to get the position of guest in a talk show. 3) "Two Hearts and a Hut" ("Dois Corações e Uma Cabana") The maid Katarina is tipped with a high amount and prostitutes with a couple of sadistic & masochistic. 4) "Jolly Bangs" ("Casos") While on the beach, Raffaella fantasizes erotic affairs to the satisfaction of her husband Ugo. 5) "Honni Soit Qui Mal y Pense" ("Que a Maldade Fique com Aquele que Pensa Maldade") The photographer Franco wishes to have anal sex with Anna, who tells him that he can do only after marrying her. When they are invited to a party, she loses her virginity. 6) "Call me Pig, Cause... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
And this is coming from a dedicated Tinto Brass fan! I don't know why, but after the gorgeous, atmospheric and tragic "Senso '45," Il Maestro managed to put together this idiotic anthology of six eye rolling short stories, consisting of bitchy couples, who like to bitch about their relationship and have wild sex while making bitchy comments.
The first story is like a lampoon of Brass' 1983 "La Chiave." A young couple goes to Morocco for their wedding anniversary and the husband wants to resurrect their dying love by having the wife screw around with some guy.
The second story deals with a pair husbands and wives who trade their spouses and pretend not to be aware that one is cheating with the other. Don't worry, it's less confusing than it sounds.
The third story story deals with a bimbo chambermaid, who prostitutes herself to a kinky German couple in order raise enough money for her boyfriend's "bed & breakfast."
The fourth story is the weakest of the six. A wife tells her husband about her sexual escapades (with flashbacks) while they're on a beach. He gets a boner and performs oral sex on her. THE END.
The fifth story is remotely entertaining. It's about a goofy couple, engaged to be married. He wants anal sex, she doesn't. So, they take naughty pictures, get invited to the house of a couple that does the same and things get... Well... Goofy.
The sixth story is about a husband who only *thinks* his wife doesn't know they're being watched while copulating. This short includes a pointless, but mildly chuckle inducing bit at a lingerie store.
And yes, the butt fetish is ever present and the sex scenes are beyond explicit. However, they are not "sexy" or "erotic" in any way. They are just a way for the characters to act like mildly retarded idiots. Let's just hope Brass' upcoming "MONAmour" (get it?) will be better.
Still, "Fallo!" gets three stars from me for its kitschy musical score, crisp direction & editing and Tinto Brass' amusing cameo in the last scene.
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