The Sexual Life of the Belgians

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The Sexual Life of the Belgians ★½ La Vie Sexuelle des Belges 1994

Autobiographical comedy of sexual manners covering 1950 to 1978. Jan Bucquoy (Compere) grows up with a grim mother and immediately takes an in terest in sex and beautiful women, which only heightens as he winds up in Brussels during the hedonistic '60s. He has a short, disastrous marriage, lots of affairs, not much sense, and a mocking disregard for Belgian provincialism. French with subtitles. 80m/C VHS . BE Jean-Henri Compere, Isabella Legros, Sophie Schneider, Michele Shor; D: Jan Bucquoy; W: Jan Bucquoy; C: Michel Baudour.