Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)




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Movie Info

A handful of couples discuss their romantic and erotic tribulations on a sunny afternoon in this romantic comedy drama. It's a beautiful day in London, and a number of people head out to Hampstead Heath Park to enjoy the weather, though not every couple on hand is as comfortable as the weather might suggest. Julia (Gina McKee) and Gerry (Hugh Bonneville) are having a picnic as part of a blind date, but they don't seem to be enjoying one another's company. Billy (Ewan McGregor) and Brian (Douglas … More

Rating: R (for language and sexual content)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
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On DVD: Jan 15, 2008
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Critic Reviews for Scenes of a Sexual Nature

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

Each vignette is wittily worded by neophyte TV writer Aschlin Ditta, and subtly performed by a large ensemble cast that contains a few fairly recognizable surprises.

Full Review… | May 25, 2007
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Top Critic

A very respectable ensemble cast of British actors goes completely wasted in Ed Blum's "Scenes of a Sexual Nature" thanks to an inane script and banal dialogue.

Full Review… | June 2, 2007

Nicely filmed and acted, it's an enjoyable, although superficial, look at relationships.

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Shadows on the Wall

Mildly amusing, mostly tedious British drama that completely fails to live up to its provocative title.

Full Review… | December 30, 2006

Audience Reviews for Scenes of a Sexual Nature


Not an awful lot to this film. Anyone looking for something titilating based on the title will be sorely disappointed, and so will anyone who expects a good story where something actually happens!!! It's not so much that it is a bad movie as that it is all terribly bland.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


Not bad. Interesting relationships, and I like how none of them turned out the way you thought they would.

Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer


This whole movie takes place in a British park. We (the camera) flits from park bench to bench to blanket to hill, listening in on various couples' conversations. It reminded me of "Love Actually", but there are no real connections between the couples. I enjoyed the movie, but I didn't rate it that highly as it felt like seven non-related vignettes.

There is no sex in it by the way - the nudity rating is for a bare bum. Most of the vignettes are a little depressing. The vignette that troubled me the most was Louis and Esther's.

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

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