Elena met him many years ago on that same island and enjoyed beautiful, anonymous lovemaking with him in the sea by the light of a full moon. The films biggest sin is the scene in the middle of the film where the daughter Luna opens the bedroom door. The movie is a journey into a land of wonders beneath the surface of consciousness -- but it's also a sexual ride of unabated heat. Nevertheless, the scenes do not seem tacked on for the sake of it and, in an era when Hollywood seems to be gripped by a new puritanism, it's refreshing to see a frank depiction of what is, after all, an important aspect of the relationship between these characters. Or the magic pull of the moon. It's a thoughtful film that forces its characters and its viewers to wrestle with the difference between great sex and true intimacy.
There are two interwoven stories, six years apart, which Medem wrote separately as novels before combining them.
Sex and Lucia
Medem is one of the few directors who understands sensuality and knows how to make it happen on screen. Deservedly so - she's wonderful. I think that despite it's flaws, this film shows a great vibrancy and energy. Beneath the gratuitous nudity lies a complex and visually striking movie. But never mind all that; the boobs are fantasti January 26, Rating: I'm sure that this was not entirely accidental and that the filmmakers wanted to keep the audience in a state of disorientation.