After two-month of separation, Emmanuelle must find her husband, Jean in Hong-Kong. She goes there by boat. Once in Thailand, she finds her husband and meets Christopher, a mysterious airplane pilot. At a dinner, she also meets Laura, Jean's mistress and her troubling stepdaughter Anna Maria. She proceeds to have several extramarital affairs -- with Jean's knowledge, of course.
No partner in love should be cheated. Both should be sensually alive. Let me show you that nothing is wrong if it feels good.
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The "X" certificate rating was removed by a special Parisian court ruling (26th January 1978). See more
I like Emmanuelle very much... but there are things about you two I can't bring myself to accept. You play around with love.
If you mean to - to accuse us of sleeping with whomever we want - yes, we play around.
Isn't that dangerous?
No, there's no danger in going to bed with someone, but falling in love with them - that can be dangerous. Let me tell you a secret - I don't love Laura, I love Emmanuelle.
Supposing one day you happen to fall in love?
I'll admit, there's that risk, but... I happen...
UK cinema and video versions were cut by 30 secs by the BBFC. The cuts were fully restored in the 2001 Momentum release. See more
Referenced in Red Oaks: The Wedding
La Leçon D'Amour D'Emmanuelle
Written and Performed by Francis Lai
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