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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
"Chroniques sexuelles d'une famille d'aujourd'hui" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  9 May 2012 (France)
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Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.

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Stephan Hersoen ...
Leïla Denio ...
Nathan Duval ...
Yan Brian ...
Adeline Rebeillard ...
Grégory Annoni ...
Laetitia Favart ...
Benjamin Houot ...
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Maïlys Amrous ...
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Faustine Dubois ...
Sophie (as Oréade Knobloch)
Stéphane Clerc ...
Sébastien
Philippe Duquesne ...
Le directeur du lycée
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The school catches 18-year-old Romain video taping himself masturbating in class and suspends him. Though the school drops the matter after learning it's only one incident in a game in which all students participate, Romain remains distressed. He's still a virgin and the only member of his family not engaged in sexual activity. Written by statmanjeff

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Quotes

Pierre: I'm bisexual.
Claire: [scoffs] Who cares? Gay, straight, bi... you're sexual. That's it. If you love life, you love sex.
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good description of the sexual life of a whole family
30 December 2012 | by (France) – See all my reviews

What is interesting is the description of the sexual life of a whole french family living nowadays : from the young teenager who makes love for the first time with her girlfriend, to his grandfather who lost his wife and makes love with a young prostitute.

I found the description rather credible and realistic, all the actors are good.

I saw the uncensored version which is quite less explicit than many other mainstream movies with explicit sex scenes (like "9 songs" for instance). The DVD issue is more explicit, but most of the versions shown in movie theatre are censored (and rated for a public above 12 in France).

the sex scenes are relevant, they are linked to the story and they are neither gratuitous nor vulgar, I think.


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