The Orgasm Diaries (Brilliantlove)
The Orgasm Diaries (Brilliantlove) (2010)

A couple's most private moments are exposed to the world in this sexually-charged comedy-drama from British filmmaker Ashley Horner. Manchester (Liam Browne) is a struggling photographer with charm to spare who falls for Noon (Nancy… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 4, 2010
DVD Release Date: June 28, 2011
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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

There's an attractive, raw intensity to 'brilliantlove' that's undeniable.

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Peter Bradshaw

It's not entirely believable and yet Arnott and Browne show an absolute, full-on commitment. Even though it's flawed, it's also strangely heartfelt.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

This low-budget British drama really captures the giddy highs of new love, with a liberated physicality that's rare on screen. And the cast is very good too, even if the story they're in never seems to go anywhere.

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Alistair Harkness

Any good work is sabotaged somewhat by some spurious plotting and an ill-judged, final-act attempt to satirise the pretentiousness of the art world.

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David Aldridge
Radio Times

Unless you're a fan of films featuring bouts of explicit love-making, it's likely to come across as nothing more than a self-indulgent bore.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Now and again you come across a film that is, in some ways, brave and yet which wastes its potential. Brilliantlove is one of those films...falls hard on its immature bare backside between the two stools of pornography and erotica.

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)

While it's to be commended for including so much nudity in these prudish times, what a pity more attention wasn't paid to the plot that feels, ahem, threadbare.

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Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

An explicit and atmospheric, if just occasionally unconvincing look at sex and relationships.

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