If the film has a flaw it’s that the eroticism, though prevalent throughout, is too subdued. Studio pressure for a “G” rating prevented the director from showing even the slightest bit of Quaalude-induced non-consensual sodomy. However, the subtlety speaks volumes. After all, much like his characters, the film’s director has fallen victim to society’s sexual hypocrisy.
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