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Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading her into ever more risky situations, including a developing one with the headmaster.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Breillat is less interested in the sex acts than their deeper meaning."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"thought-provoking and truthful ..."
‑ Matt Easterbrook, Matt's Movie Reviews
"Porn has never been so sleep-inducing."
‑ Cole Smithey,
"The film wavers between being a philosophical treatise on women and one about a woman's passions."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The bottom line is acting out sexual urges and fantasies normally acceptable only in male characters, as the actress philosophizes with an assortment of cocks, determined to 'rape myself,' in a clinical orgy with a roomful of aspiring young gynecologists."
‑ Prairie Miller, WBAI Web Radio
"Romance is explicit but not titillating"
‑ Chris Grunden, Film Journal International
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