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The Mechanics of Women (2000)

La mécanique des femmes (original title)
A man stands before the insatiable desire of women, their sensual instincts and carnivores, their hilarious seduction games, their grace, their rudeness, their needs; love them.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rémi Martin Rémi Martin
Christine Boisson
Fabienne Babe Fabienne Babe
Florence Loiret Caille ... (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Séverine Paquier Séverine Paquier
Florence Denou Florence Denou
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amina Annabi
Tina Aumont
Arben Bajraktaraj
Juliette Farout Juliette Farout
Patricia Franchino Patricia Franchino
Pierre Louis-Calixte Pierre Louis-Calixte
Maïwenn
Élodie Mennegand Élodie Mennegand
Mounette Mounette
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The movie concerns one man's obsession and one woman's appetite, and the consequences of their ultimate meeting. A man (Rémi Martin) is entering the final stages of a love affair. His girlfriend tells him a tale of a woman (Christine Boisson), lurking of the streets of Paris in a search of men to conquer. The man, obsessed with this image of the woman, embarks on a quest. He enters a series of brief sexual encounters in hopes of finding her. His mind flows between fantasy and reality as he relives a lifetime of hapless affairs and one-night stands. One night, he attends a party in the projects when he comes face-to-face with the object of his obsession. Written by lament

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 November 2000 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Haitoku shishôsetsu See more »

Filming Locations:

Granville, Manche, France See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Instantly boring
19 June 2004 | by billym004See all my reviews

This movie reminds me in some vague way of an American film called "Splendor" released about the same time. It's truly terrible; hopefully the director is out of business by now and back to waitering in Paris. The main male character, who barely utters a word, seems to represent a fat, sweaty Penis in the film, while the women are mostly strung-out whores all having sex with this same Penis, rambling on neurotically about their issues. Somehow, the "mechanics" of women is deeply intimated through all of this. I doubt any women would care for it, some men may enjoy the sex scenes. I would recommend turning it on if you're having insomnia.


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