Erotica isn’t porn, it's art.
Cinema has always explored it with stories
that’ll challenge your most vivid fantasies. From kinky obsessions to
passionate affairs, co-dependent addictions to steamy encounters, there’s
something for everyone who wishes to enter the reel world of sex and foreplay.
So go on, feed your imagination.
1. The Duke Of
Cynthia and Evelyn indulge in kinky foreplay
and sex that almost always ends with Evelyn’s punishment. But it also brings a
lot of pleasure. As Cynthia imagines a more normal relationship, their
collective obsession takes them further than they’d imagined.
2. The Dreamers
Right in the middle of the Paris revolution,
begins a turbulent threesome with agendas of its own. When a brother and sister
welcome a student into their lives, everything changes and nothing can stop
them from crossing the line.
Director: Atom Egoyan
Christina is the most famous dancer at a
popular strip club, promoted by the club’s owner, also her ex-boyfriend. When a
depressed man becomes a regular, he begins a torrid dependency with Christina
that’s both sexual and psychological.
Lee is a patient recovering from mental issues
and even hurts herself. When she gets the job of a secretary to an esteemed
lawyer, she turns the professional relationship into a sadomasochistic one that
leaves them both hanging on for sanity.
5. Sex and Lucia
Director: Julio Medem
Lucia runs off to a remote island after she
believes her depressed writer boyfriend, Lorenzo, killed himself. There she
meets two people who’re connected to Lorenzo’s past in mysterious ways. After a
while, she doesn’t know what’s real or true anymore.
Director: Steve McQueen
Brandon is a great looking and successful
bachelor in New York. He seems to have the perfect life but hides the fact that
he’s a sex addict who even masturbates at work. When his sister shows up
without warning and busts his privacy, he loses his mind.
7. The Unbearable
Lightness of Being
Director: Philip Kaufman
Tomas is a surgeon who travels for an
operation and meets an innocent young woman, Tereza, bringing her back with
him. But Tereza finds out that Tom is a womaniser and has a mistress. This
leads to complicated, steamy relationships between the three.
8. Bitter Moon
Director: Roman Polanski
An upper class, sophisticated couple, Nigel
and Fiona, meet a dynamic couple on a cruise. The other couple has had a dark,
erotic history that fascinates Nigel, taking him to the darker side that might
just end his marriage.
9. The Pillow Book
A Japanese model has a weird fetish about
making calligraphers write on her body as she goes from one sexual exploit to
another. One day, she finally meets an English guy who meets her expectations,
and more. That’s where the turmoil begins.
10. Eyes Wide Shut
When Bill’s wife tells him that she’s been
having sexual fantasies about a man she met, he ventures out to explore an
underground cult and soon loses himself in a world of erotic acts and
practices, finally letting him out of his shell.
Volumes I & II (2013)
Director: Lars von Trier
A single, lonely but wise man, Seligman,
discovers a woman lying beaten up on a roadside and escorts her back to his
home. She’s a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who starts telling him her story
about how she got to that place in her life.