This titillating box set includes the following four films:
A film by Jean-Claude Brisseau. Two young women discover the power of sex to get what they want in the male-dominated business world. Nathalie, a performance artist-stripper, instructs her new friend, the beautiful but inexperienced Sandrine, on the art of seduction. Without delay they put their skills to the test at a Parisian bank, where both rise to the top. But they meet their match in the ruthless son of the bank's president – Christophe, a vain, unbridled, power-hungry monster. Starring Coralie Revel, Sabrina Seyvecou, Fabrice Deville.
“Unashamedly sexy!” -The New York Times
“A taut, juicy feast. Delectably twisted!” -Variety
House of the Sleeping Beauties
A film by Vadim Glowna. Edmond, a man in his sixties whose wife has recently passed away, is told about a secret establishment where men can spend an entire night in bed alongside beautiful, sleeping young women, who stretch, roll over and dream, but never awaken. Bedazzled by their seductive yet innocent tenderness, but distressed about the reason for their deep sleep, he delves into the mystery of the house of sleeping beauties. Based on the beautifully strange novella by Yasunari Kawabata, acclaimed writer-director-actor Vadim Glowna has crafted a mysterious thriller about loneliness, sex, eroticism and mortality. Starring Vadim Glowna, Angela Winkler and Maximilian Schell.
“An alternately lyrical and disturbing adult fairy tale.” -New York Magazine
“Creepily mesmerizing, seductively filmed.” -The New York Times
A film by Pablo Berger. Spain, circa 1973. Alfredo is a struggling door to door encyclopedia salesman. Meanwhile his wife Carmen is obsessed with becoming a mother. Alfredo’s boss gives Alfredo a choice: make 'educational' sex films at home for a Scandinavian distributor, or get fired. Alfredo chooses the former, and it quickly becomes apparent that a) Alfredo has a knack for directing and b) Carmen is a fabulous actress! Starring Javier Cámara (Almodóvar’s Talk to Her) and Candela Peña (Almodóvar’s All About My Mother).
“A joyous celebration of sex and filmmaking!” -The New York Times
“Fun, kinky comedy!” -TV Guide
Don't Let Me Die on a Sunday
A Film by Didier Le Pecheur. One night a morgue employee named Ben meets, under the strangest of circumstances, Teresa who has overdosed on Ecstasy at a rave. From this sensational beginning, Teresa and Ben embark on an odyssey that takes them into the world of sadomasochism, wild techno-dance parties, and orgies as they each search for new sensations that will ease their chilling sense of despair. This provocative, disturbing film will challenge your sensibilities in much the same way as Eyes Wide Shut, Crash, Breaking the Waves and Tokyo Decadence. Starring Jean-Marc Barr (Dogville) and Elodie Bouchez (Alias).
“Seductive and shockingly sexy!” -Newsweek
“A daring premise...the extremes of sexual thrill-seeking.” -Los Angeles Times