The Blood Oranges
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The Blood Oranges
Based on a once topical John Hawkes novel set in 1970, this sexually-charged drama adds insight into the price swinging couples paid for giving free-reign to lust and erotic adventure. Though they have been married for many years, the hippie-like Cyril and Fiona, are very much into the sexual revolution. To Cyril, the whole of life should be dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure. While vacationing at their lovely seaside villa, the floor of which is strewn with delicious blood oranges, the two encounter the one-armed, globe-trotting photographer Hugh, his tired wife Catherine and their three… More

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"With repeated use of such ridiculous, 'risqué' terms as 'the love lunch' and 'sex singer,' can anyone take this film seriously as drama or erotica?"
‑ Michael Dequina,
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