An Italian high school student named Andrea becomes infatuated with Giulia, an older woman he sees outside his classroom window. Giulia's fiancé, a leftist radical, has been jailed and is ...
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An Italian high school student named Andrea becomes infatuated with Giulia, an older woman he sees outside his classroom window. Giulia's fiancé, a leftist radical, has been jailed and is currently on trial for political crimes. Andrea and Giulia meet, and begin rendezvousing at her apartment, where a sexual relationship quickly unfolds. The situation is complicated when the fiancé's mother realizes this, and confronts Andrea's father. Andrea's father is a psychiatrist who treats patients with psychoanalysis. He has treated Giulia in the past. The psychiatrist finds himself a victim of Giulia's sexual advances, which he attributes to madness. As a passionate affair unfolds between Giulia and Andrea, the viewer is left wondering exactly how crazy Giulia really is, and whether Giulia had an affair with the boy's father as well. Intensity of passion between Giulia and Andrea builds towards the climax. Andrea's father confronts him about this affair, but Andrea doesn't back down.Written by
Controversial as the first major film in recent memory to feature a well-known, mainstream actress performing an unsimulated sex act on screen. Maruschka Detmers later expressed some regret at the scene because she said it overshadowed her other accomplishments. See more »
Two versions of this film exist. The original, European edit (released unrated on video in North America) contains an explicit scene of oral sex. There is also an R-rated version with this scene removed. The uncut version was broadcast by accident on Canadian TV a few years ago. See more »
We rent a lot of foreign films, with out knowing what they are about. imho - We give this 1.5 out of 5. Long boring shots of closeups of faces, we started using the remote to fast forward until the scene had ended. filming that resembled bad porn. poor character development. the worst bomb we have seen in quite a while. Lately we have seen Belle de Jour, M, Raise the Red Lantern. all exce
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