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A provocative drama about sex, love, and trust, Bliss concerns Joseph (Craig Sheffer) and Maria (Sheryl Lee), a young married couple whose relationship is in serious trouble. While they love each other, Maria has difficulty opening up to Joseph, and, after six months of marriage, he makes the unhappy discovery that she's been unable to have an orgasm with him (though she's been willing to let him think otherwise). At work, Joseph and his co-workers notice a steady stream of beautiful women visiting an apartment across the street; the scuttlebutt around the office is that some sort of… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 46%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Writer/director Lance Young is so relentlessly solemn ... that some viewers may giggle."
‑ , USA Today
"Salutes the courage of two individuals who make a commitment to stay the course in their marriage no matter what."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A hilariously pretentious drama taking a PBS approach toward sexual mechanics: Masters and Johnson meets Masterpiece Theatre."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"Plays as an instructional guide on making your sex life better, rather than one that has a thorough story and characters."
‑ Dustin Putman,
"Bliss is really a very hopeful film, with many light, humorous moments that tug it along."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"My favorite exchange--Joseph: 'I can't come!' Maria: 'Too bad, MOTHERF**KER!'"
‑ Michael Dequina,
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