School of Flesh
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Benoit Jacquot directed this French drama about an older woman and a younger man, adapted from the novel by Yukio Mishima. When career woman Dominique (Isabelle Huppert) goes out to a nightclub one evening, her attraction to bartender Quentin (Vincent Martinez) is observed by cross-dressing Chris (Vincent Lindon), who approaches her and supplies inside dope on Quentin, leaving her intrigued. Although Dominique and Quentin travel in radically different spheres of income, class, politics, and education, these barriers recede into the background as sexual passion overcomes the couple. Shown in… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 72%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An intelligent examination of sexuality and relationships."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"What goes for dialogue was totally forgettable, or regrettable, or whatever..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Completely believable and emotionally true from beginning to end."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"a total misfire"
‑ Arthur Lazere, culturevulture.net
"I can accept [Huppert's] obsession, but not her love, which makes the movie come off significantly different than it was probably intended."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
More reviews for School of Flesh on Rotten Tomatoes