Pleasure Party

"Weak"

Pleasure Party Review


In 1975, Claude Chabrol got infatuated, somehow, with swingers, and working from a script from Paul Gégauff he turned in this weak entry into an otherwise very strong oeuvre. Pleasure Party's biggest failing can be found in Gégauff's script and Chabrol's choice of leading man: also Gégauff. The film isn't so much an investigation into unhealthy relationships as it is a platform for Gégauff to hear himself talk. Nothing much comes of this until the last five minutes of the movie -- and even the title's promise of a little cheap, tawdry carnality is nowhere to be found.

Aka Une partie de plaisir.



Pleasure Party

Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 15th January 1975

Distributed by: Pathfinder Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Sunchild Productions, Gerico Sound, Les Films de la Boétie

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

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Starring: as Philippe, Danièle Gégauff as Esther, Clémence Gégauff as Clémence, as Sylvia Murdoch, Michel Valette as Katkof, Giancarlo Sisti as Habib, Cécile Vassort as Annie, Mario Santini as Rosco, Pierre Santini as Michel, Henri Attal as le co-détenu

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