The advertisement may be coy but the film is anything but. Scores of Parisian buses are plastered this weekend with big ads for a new movie. The only thing missing is its title. The city's transport authority refused to allow its vehicles to carry the name of the film - Baise-moi Fuck me - except in very small letters. But the promoters bought space on the sides of buses anyway, part of an intensive and teasing campaign to sell a film that may unsettle even the traditionally unshockable French. Baise-moi , opening on Wednesday, is a hard-porn movie, with intellectual pretensions.
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R min Drama, Romance. In s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant. Not Rated min Drama, Romance. Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed. Votes: 40,
Baise Moi , Fr. Virginie Despentes. This daring and scandalous, unrated art-house import about heartless and irrational female sexual rage by two hardened and randy females was the first collaboration between French film-maker Virginie Despentes and former porn actress Coralie Trinh Thi. The script was adapted from Despentes' own novel.
It is the nature of our society that films with strong sexual content provoke controversy. These nine movies tested the limits of what mainstream critics and audiences deem acceptable. Director Bernardo Bertolucci said he developed it from his own sexual fantasies.