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An Affair of Love (1999)

Une liaison pornographique (original title)
They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her ... See full summary »

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Her
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Him
Jacques Viala ...
Interviewer (voice)
Paul Pavel ...
Joseph Lignaux
Sylvie Van den Elsen ...
Madame Lignaux
Pierre Gerranio ...
Hotel receptionist (as Pierre Géranio)
Hervé Sogne ...
Ambulance driver
Christophe Sermet ...
Hospital employee
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They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their first meeting in a Paris café. He's a little reticent. She wants to know whether or not he's hairy. (He is; he's Spanish.) They retire to a nearby hotel room. The door of the room closes. Unseen, the affair is consummated... They continue to see one another regularly each week. They find they get along well together. Soon she suggests that they try normal sex the next time... Written by David Carless

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some strong sexual content | See all certifications »
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4 September 1999 (France)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$30,281 (USA) (11 August 2000)

Gross:

$347,808 (USA) (22 September 2000)
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Him: For a second you gave it all to me.
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Lloyd's Register
Performed by The Rachels
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Bitter sweet exploration
29 July 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

An ad in the paper with a specific sexual fantasy asked for. A meeting of 2 strangers, who remain so both to us and to each other. A subtle deepening of feelings for each other...this movie is so delicate it is like gossamer. Nuances of looks, smiles, movement. "Elle" winds up a little harder, "lui" a little softer. I was spellbound by it. Recommend it to those who like their movies to stay with them for a while. Great acting and direction.


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