Therese and Isabelle (1968)
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Therese (Essy Persson) is sent to an all-girl school when her mother marries a man who dislikes children. She meets Isabelle (Anna Gael) and the two become fast friends. After they experience unfulfilling and often brutal sexual encounters with men, the two turn to each other and become lesbian lovers. Plenty of nudity and sexual situations ensue, and the women find love in each other's arms. When Isabelle's parents remove her from the school, the lonely Therese returns home to her fiancé. The
May 14, 1968 Wide
Nov 23, 2004
First Run Features
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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.
Lays out stone-cold architecture only to warm it up with the heady rush of sensual intoxication
A fairly sensitive, if somewhat exploitative, drama detailing a schoolgirl's foray into lesbianism.
Will likely provide a few quaint sexual thrills for straight guys, but, like all pornography, it tends to drag.
Probably the most common misconception about Radley Metzger's films is that they are "innocent."
Metzger is master of cinematic foreplay, and he once again shows how to artfully capture the erotic moment.
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