The Ages Of Lulu
Bigas Luna's 1990 film deals with, yes, sex, but like most Spanish movies it does so unapologetically and flamboyantly. A teenager is corrupted by her brother's friend: later they marry, but by now the libido of Lulu (Francesca Neri) is out of control. Sounds like Channel 5 fare, sure, but as with Jamón, Jamón and Golden Balls, Luna lifts it higher.
DVD EXTRAS: Filmographies, notes, trailer.
Rating: 4 / 10
Retail dvd (metro tartan, widescreen)