Therese and Isabell
Therese and Isabell (1968)

In this film, Therese is sent to an all-girl school when her mother marries a man who dislikes children. She meets Isabelle, and the two become fast friends. After they experience unfulfilling and often brutal sexual encounters with men,… More

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Release Date: May 14, 1968
DVD Release Date: November 23, 2004
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There is something preposterous in the sight of two adult women (Essy Persson and Anna Gael) costumed and cast as schoolgirls. The effect is roughly as convincing as Jonathan Winters in a Cub Scout uniform.

Full review…
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Will likely provide a few quaint sexual thrills for straight guys, but, like all pornography, it tends to drag.

Full review…
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Metzger is master of cinematic foreplay, and he once again shows how to artfully capture the erotic moment.

Fernando F. Croce

Lays out stone-cold architecture only to warm it up with the heady rush of sensual intoxication

Full review…
Christopher Null

a story with substantial grace and beauty, but not much substance

Shane Burridge

Certainly there were few films of this type intended for legitimate theatrical distribution in the late 60s

TV Guide

A fairly sensitive, if somewhat exploitative, drama detailing a schoolgirl's foray into lesbianism.

Full review…
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Probably the most common misconception about Radley Metzger's films is that they are "innocent."

Full review…
More reviews for Therese and Isabell