Sexual Chronicles of a French Family
Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)

After getting caught filming himself masturbating in biology class, Romain unwittingly breaks through his family's treatment of sex as a taboo subject matter. The incident triggers his mother, Claire, to open a dialogue with the family,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 16, 2012
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David DeWitt
New York Times

Most of the camera time goes to airy, awkward sex (no genitalia, though plenty of breasts and backsides), and while it's never titillating, it's also never involving.

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Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine

Its scope is too limited for it to muster much of a response in us beyond basic titillation. And there are plenty of better places to go for that.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

A smutty display of wall-to-wall couplings (and triplings) with a patina of class as thin as a see-through negligee.

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Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

A highly schematic film about how the members of a family each revel in their own sexuality; there's a nice, healthy glow here apparently meant to substitute for story.

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Philip Kemp
Total Film

You'll have more fun staying at home.

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