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Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2006 (UK)
Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?

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Gerry
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Brian
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Pete
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Billy
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Sophie (as Eglantine Rembauville)
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Ludo (as Nick Sidi)
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Various Londeners meet people in Hampstead Heath park. Financial adviser Billy, a successful casual sex seeker, discusses the pros, contras and how of his child-wish. Cheeky Noel innocent pick-up lines lead only to cruelty from girls, once even abandoned jeans on ankles. Gerry's promising blind date picnic ends as abruptly when his business partner turns up, who just agreed a Barbados holiday with his steady girl. Eddie discovers trough a date mix-up that Iris, his ripe age, who come to the same park weekly too but a day earlier, was his prospective mate until they each met their now late partners decades ago. Pete comes settle the end of a marriage that shouldn't have happened except for his daughter. Written by KGF Vissers

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Seven Couples, Seven Stories, One Common Ground. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Cenas de Natureza Sexual  »

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£260,000 (estimated)
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In the beginning of the movie, Andrew Lincoln's character pretends to know the plot of the French book "L'Étranger" and tells his wife that it's about a man who cleans up a town and becomes Sheriff. In just a few years, Andrew Lincoln would go on to star in Walking Dead as a Sheriff. See more »

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[from trailer]
Iris: Other people's lives are fascinating.
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Featured in Scenes of a Sexual Nature: Making of Documentary (2006) See more »

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Uplifting!
9 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a beautifully made film, the style is original, simple, and very easy to watch. It's a short film about life and love set on Hampstead Heath, and is without a doubt one of the sweetest films made in a number of years. It has no complex plot, but is interesting and filled with many amusing anecdotes, and will make you laugh out loud at times. Filled with a very talented cast, and many familiar faces (Andrew Lincoln, and Hugh Bonneville being a few of my favourites) this movie is far from dull, and particularly easy to relate to. I have watched it numerous times, with numerous people, and have yet to find someone (male or female) who does not share my high opinion of this film. I highly recommend it to anyone.


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