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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)

Chroniques sexuelles d'une famille d'aujourd'hui (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 May 2012 (France)
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Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.

Directors:

Pascal Arnold (co-director), Jean-Marc Barr (co-director)

Writers:

Lucy Allwood (translation and adaptation), Pascal Arnold

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathias Melloul Mathias Melloul ... Romain
Valérie Maës Valérie Maës ... Claire
Stephan Hersoen Stephan Hersoen ... Hervé
Leïla Denio Leïla Denio ... Marie
Nathan Duval Nathan Duval ... Pierre
Yan Brian Yan Brian ... Michel
Adeline Rebeillard Adeline Rebeillard ... Coralie
Grégory Annoni Grégory Annoni ... Cédric
Laetitia Favart Laetitia Favart ... Nathalie
Benjamin Houot Benjamin Houot ... Homme triolisme 1
Maïlys Amrous Maïlys Amrous ... Femme triolisme 1
Pierre Perrier ... Maxime
Faustine Dubois Faustine Dubois ... Sophie
Stéphane Clerc Stéphane Clerc ... Sébastien
Philippe Duquesne ... Le directeur du lycée
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The school catches 18-year-old Romain video taping himself masturbating in class and suspends him. Though the school drops the matter after learning it's only one incident in a game in which all students participate, Romain remains distressed. He's still a virgin and the only member of his family not engaged in sexual activity. Written by statmanjeff

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Romain: My mother assists in a big law firm. She deals with a lot of files for big cases without getting too involved. To protect herself, she says. Today's new file: Romain - Sexual Problem Alert. Knowing her, she'll never drop the case.
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Featured in Fantasmes! Sexe, fiction et tentations (2013) See more »

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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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French family drama with an explicit twist
11 April 2016 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

Trust the French to make thoughtful, explicit, ground-breaking cinema. SEXUAL CHRONICLES OF A FRENCH FAMILY is, as the title would suggest, a comic drama about the sex lives of three generations of a close-knit French family, and the various mini-dramas that arise from each. The controversial thing about it is that the sex scenes - and there are plenty of them - are real.

In fact, the sex is presented in such an ordinary, matter of fact way, that this is hardly pornographic. It's almost like a documentary in places. The actors, who have no inhibitions whatsoever, happen to be very realistic in their various parts and the way their different lives intertwine is well achieved. Watch out for THE RETURNED's Pierre Perrier, who has a last scene cameo.


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Language:

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Release Date:

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