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Rio Sex Comedy is a movie that gets two-thirds of its title right. The movie is set in Rio and lots of people are having sex, but there were very few laughs in this supposed comedy. In fact, there isn't much of a movie or story or point to Rio Sex Comedy.
Rio Sex Comedy has three main “plots” (and I use that term loosely) that sort of weave together by the end of the film. In the first story, Irene (Irene Jacob) is a documentary filmmaker interviewing house-workers and showing their working conditions. Her husband Robert (Jerome Kircher) invites his cameraman brother Antoine (Jean-Marc Roulot) to come to Rio and help Irene with her documentary. The documentary storyline gets dropped, though, when Irene and Antoine start shacking up. The second story is about William (Bill Pullman), an American ambassador, running away from his American handlers and getting mixed up »
- Rachel Kolb
In this week's column, we ask: Blame it on Rio? What is The Future? And other burning questions. New Distribution Deals Rio Sex Comedy is coming to your bedroom! (Or to your living room, basement, garage, etc.) FilmBuff has announced it will be distributing Jonathan Nossiter's Rio Sex Comedy, starring Bill Pullman, Charlotte Rampling, Irene Jacob, and Fisher Stevens. The film will be available via cable and broadband video-on-demand platforms starting on August 30, ahead of a DVD release on November 15. Though the title sounds like it documents the antics of drunken girls in and out of their bikinis, Rio Sex Comedy instead follows a mixed group of expatriates living in Brazil; through their comic misadventures, different aspects of the city are...
Director Jonathan Nossiter's "Rio Sex Comedy" is headed to digital entertainment company, FilmBuff. The feature, starring Bill Pullman, Charlotte Rampling, Irene Jacob and Fisher Stevens, will launch via cable and broadband video-on-demand August 30th. Full release follows: The latest feature film by acclaimed auteur Jonathan Nossiter ("Mondovino" and Sundance Grand Prize Winner "Sunday"), "Rio Sex Comedy," will make its way to American audiences through an innovative distribution strategy with the »
3 items from 2011
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