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Successive Slidings of Pleasure
Successive Slidings of Pleasure

Successive Slidings of Pleasure 1974


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Successive Slidings of Pleasure 1974 18

102 mins France Director. Alain Robbe-Grillet

A young woman is questioned by a detective (Jean-Louis Trintignant, Trans-Europ-Express, The Conformist), a repressed judge (Michael Lonsdale, Moonraker), a curious nun, a sexually-obsessed priest and her lawyer, all of whom suspect her of being a modern witch. The girl who shared her apartment has been found dead, bound to the posts of her bed, a pair of scissors impaled in her heart. Does the woman have the powers to make all around her fall prey to her spell, forcing them to slide progressively into desire, lust and, ultimately, the unknown?

With sadomasochistic imagery, disorienting editing and surreal interludes, Successive Slidings of Pleasure continues the ground-breaking quest to forge a new mode of erotic cinema undertaken by celebrated writer-director Alain Robbe-Grillet (writer of the classic Last Year in Marienbad).

Directed by

Alain Robbe-Grillet


Jean-Louis Trintignant

Michel Lonsdale

Olga Georges-Picot

Anicée Alvina




Sex Classic Collaborations French Classics


18 Contains strong sex, nudity and references to sexual fetishes







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