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File:Fernando Meirelles - Österreichpremiere Wiener Volkstheater jpg Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Director Fernando Meirelles (Blindness, Buy Online, Pick up in Store . Rocco (Johannes Krisch), a Russian pimp who brokers "dates" for his women online. Jude Law in () Fernando Meirelles in () Ben Foster in ( ) () Rachel Weisz in () Release Date: Yet, when searching for more information in internet the generic title proved difficult to google.
One character is a call girl and is shown having sex with her client during the act, she tells him it will cost more to continue. It's pretty graphic and shows a few different positions with the man being particularly forceful. Bare buttocks and passionate kissing and fondling are shown in another scene.
One character is a sex offender, so when a woman comes on to him half naked, he pushes her away and flees -- not wanting to do anything to her. A married couple kisses and embraces. Two men discuss the services of a prostitute. Language Half a dozen "f--k"s, plus "s--t," "a--hole," and milder insults "dirty bugger," "stupid," etc. Consumerism The only discernible product placement is a chauffeured Mercedes. Adults drink at restaurants and bars.
A woman is shown hung over, and one scene follows a group of people attending an AA meeting.
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What parents need to know Parents need to know thatwhich is loosely based on the play La Ronde, follows different pairs of characters, usually before, during, or after a sexual encounter. With sexuality the unifying theme in the international drama, the movie definitely isn't meant for anyone but adults and the most mature older teens.
The sexual content includes nudity, fairly graphic displays of prostitution, adultery, and even the emotional turmoil of a sexual offender trying to control his urges. However, one of Michael's business associates looks on his phone to find out if she is a prostitute and start debating loudly whether she has been stood up by her client.
Michael pretends to not know her and leaves. He goes to a small restaurant and calls his wife, leaving her multiple affectionate voice messages. Back in his hotel room, he receives a call from his business associate, who informs him that he talked to Blanca, and found out about Michael having ordered her, and blackmails him into accepting a business deal.
Paris[ edit ] An Algerian man spies on a woman wearing a red beret since leaving her home and on her way to the airport. It is clear that he has feelings for the mysterious woman but can't express how he feels. The next scene shows him talking to an imam about his feelings for the woman, and he further pursues her despite knowing that she is already married.
He then goes to his mosque and also to a therapist and asks for advice on what to do about his life. London[ edit ] Rose strolls around the streets, unaware that a seemingly distraught woman is taking pictures of her.
It turns out that Rose is headed to a hotel and meets up with a man named Rui she is having an affair with. Although she tells him they must end the affair, Rose is still affected by his charm and they end up having sex. After the encounter, they part ways. Rui goes home to find his girlfriend Laura, but he is rocked when he finds out she has left him.
He opens the computer and watches a video she made for him; it turns out the woman who took pictures of Rose earlier is his girlfriend.
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Meanwhile, at Rose's house, we learn that she is married to Michael Daly, who had planned the liaison in Vienna. He's come home, and both of them then head out to their daughter's school play that night and tend to her after she forgets her lines. Later in bed, Rose then recalls Michael's voice messages the previous night, saying that he misses her and that he wished she could be there with him. He tells her that his next trip will probably be to Berlin.
Rose exclaims that she has never been to Berlin and would love to go. Colorado[ edit ] Sex offender Tyler is being released after being imprisoned for six years, and is afraid he's not ready to face life in the outside world due to his temptations. Meanwhile, Laura boards a flight back to Brazil and gets to know an elderly man sitting next to her named John who is searching for his missing daughter who ran away many years ago. They are both stranded in Denver due to bad weather. Meanwhile, Tyler speaks on the phone with the social worker about his stressful situation outside and how he could not control himself from his attraction.
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He and Laura bump into each other when Laura inadvertently sits at his table in a restaurant at the airport. However, they start a conversation when the drinks she has ordered for her and John are served.
Laura seems attracted to Tyler and ends up offering him to stay with her in her hotel room. The intoxicated Laura then makes sexual advances toward him and asks him to kiss her. Instead Tyler controls himself and rebuffs her, locking himself in the bathroom. The next day, John finds Laura who is about to board her connecting flight.
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They both tell how it was a pleasure meeting one another. Laura hugs John in a daughterly manner, which affects him. John arrives in Phoenix to examine in the morgue the unidentified remains which could be his daughter, but it turns out to be someone else. John later says in an AA meeting how he can finally accept his daughter's fate, whatever that might have been, and is willing to move on and let go. Next, a foreign woman named Valentina Dinara Drukarovajust visiting Phoenix, shares her own story, where we learn that she was the same woman the Algerian man spied on back in Paris unbeknownst to her.
She speaks about her husband, Sergei, who is too consumed with his job working for a crooked Russian businessman, to love her anymore. She says that she will plan to divorce him. She has feelings for another, her boss, and she is secretly in love with. Back in Paris[ edit ] Valentina goes back home to her career-driven Russian husband named Sergei where she informs him she wants a divorce and how she is interested in someone else, but Sergei ignores her complaint and leaves.
He drives away towards Vienna while Valentina prepares herself to look attractive, then goes to work in a dental clinic. Her boss, the Algerian man, is the dentist.