Maîtresse Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bulle Ogier, Gérard Depardieu

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MAITRESSE is a movie co-written and directed by Barbet Schroeder in 1973. It was one of the first movies about S&M practices.
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Olivier meets Ariane by chance while trying to sell books. Ariane is a dominatrix wity a high range clientèle. Both fall in love and Olivier decides to stay at Ariane's apartment. Ariane loves her job because it gives her the opportunity to observe and to stage the various desires and obsessions of her clients. After a few weeks, Olivier decides to convince Mr. Gautier, Ariane's business partner, to ease his grip on his girlfriend.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   main character serviced by a prostitute    -   really kinky sex! Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prostitute

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   prostitute/concubine Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   use of artificial tools    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   None

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