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The Image (1975)

Jean becomes interested in friend Claire's kinky sex with slave Anne.

Director:

Radley Metzger

Writers:

Radley Metzger (screenplay) (as Jake Barnes), Catherine Robbe-Grillet (novel) (as Jean de Berg)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mary Mendum ... Anne / model
Carl Parker Carl Parker ... Jean / writer
Marilyn Roberts ... Claire / Jean's former affair
Valerie Marron Valerie Marron ... Salesgirl (as Yvette Hiver)
Michelle Vence Michelle Vence
Estelle McNalley Estelle McNalley
Nicole Rochambeau Nicole Rochambeau
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Storyline

Jean discovers that Anne cannot get enough of being humiliated by her mistress, Claire. Gentleman that he is, he decides to partake in the activities. Ultimately, Claire surrenders to him as well. Written by Manfred Gluck

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Beyond The Story of O!

Genres:

Adult | Drama

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 September 1975 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

L'image See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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After Anne breaks the bottle, moments later she walks on the floor barefoot and no one has cleaned up the broken glass. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Savage Vengeance (2007) See more »

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Somewhere between "Last Tango in Paris" and "The Story of O"
29 December 2006 | by lazarilloSee all my reviews

This movie falls somewhere between "Last Tango in Paris" and "The Story of O". It doesn't have the realism, the pathos, or the character development of the former, but it also isn't exactly an enjoyably silly sex fantasy like the latter. Like all Metzger films it is well-photographed and classy in a way, but it also contains some hardcore porn scenes which might leave a bad taste in some peoples' mouths (no pun intended).

The story is about a man who meets a jaded older woman who in turn introduces him to a younger woman "Ann" who she is training as a sex slave. Carl Parker, who also had a small part in Metzger's "Score", is pretty good as the man. The young woman played by the pseudonymous "Mary Medum" is also decent, even though she looks more like a young American "soccer mom" than an exotic Euro-beauty like Maria "Last Tango in Paris" Schneider or Corrine "Story of O" Clery. (Thus for me this movie was more of a fantasy of what I'd like to do to that idiot that nearly ran me off the road in her SUV last week while blabbing on her cellphone than it was a sex fantasy). The older woman, on the other hand, is pretty much a superfluous character--for some reason S and M seems a lot classier when it's a woman doing it to another woman at the behest of a man rather than a man directly doing it to a woman. (Not that this movie is too "politically correct" by today's standards--and thank god for that!)

I guess I'd recommend it, even though it's not that sexy on one hand, and pretty hard to take seriously on the other.


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