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Le voyage en douce (1980)

Childhood friends, dominant Helene and submissive Lucie, are now in their thirties and married. Nostalgic about their youth, they take a bonding car trip to French countryside, while discussing their real and made up sexual experiences.

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Jacques Zabor ...
Denis
Jean Crubelier ...
L'homme des maisons
Valerie Masterson ...
La cantatrice
Cécile Le Bailly ...
Marie
Jacqueline Parent ...
Mathilde
Jacques Pieiller ...
Pinson
Françoise Morhange ...
La grande-mère
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Le jeune homme de l'hôtel
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L'homme du train
André Marcon ...
L'homme du concert
Catherine Le Dall ...
La marraine
Hélène Garcia ...
La pompiste
Robin Camus ...
Lucas
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Lucia and Elena are best friends since childhood. They take a car trip from Paris to the country. Their conversations are overtly intimate, but more revealing is their tacit understanding of each others' personality and desires. Written by Greg Pribyl <gpribyl@isd.net>

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Whant woman talk about when men aren't around

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4 January 1980 (France)  »

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Doces Fantasias  »

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1.66 : 1
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A Sexual Oddyssey
2 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Two women who have been lifelong friends take a few days off to bond while wandering around the French countryside. The whole film is little more than the two relating events to each other, mostly told in flashbacks. As such, it is not particularly engaging. To make up for the shortcomings of the script, the director comes up with excuses for each actress to strip every once in a while - not that there's anything wrong with that, especially when one of the bodies belongs to lovely Sanda. This being a French film, most of the exploits related by the women are sexual, including a truly bizarre one involving Sanda and her grandmother!


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