An Adventure AKA A l’Aventure (2009)
Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau
Writer: Jean-Claude Brisseau (screenplay)
Stars: Carole Brana, Arnaud Binard, Nadia Chibani
Genres: Drama | Fantasy | Romance
A sexually unfulfilled young woman embarks on a series of graphic erotic encounters and becomes involved with a student of psychoanalysis who offers to put her under hypnosis. Yes, the notorious Jean-Claude Brisseau, director of ‘The Exterminating Angels’ and ‘Secret Things,’ is back with his latest provocation. Another idiosyncratic philosophical meditation on the enigmas of female sexuality, it features the director’s latest discovery, Carole Brana. Pretentious smut for high-brows, a dirty old man’s fantasies writ large, or a profound and daring exploration of society’s sexual taboos? You decide.
“He has been both hailed and condemned as “the most notorious filmmaker working in Europe today.” And for this third movie in his controversial trilogy on female sexuality, writer/director Jean-Claude Brisseau (The Exterminating Angels, Secret Things) takes you to the outermost edges of passion and transgression. Carole Brana stars as a sexually unfulfilled young woman who embarks on a series of forbidden encounters fueled by , desire and complete intellectual and carnal surrender. How far would you go to find the ultimate erotic ecstasy? Etienne Chicot (The Da Vinci Code), Lise Bellynck and Estelle Galarme co-star in this startlingly provocative exploration of the female orgasm that continues to shock and seduce audiences around the world.