One takes a straw from his paillasse and pokes it through a hole in the wall. The Algerian lights a cigarette and they blow smoke between them, the wall becoming part of their lovemaking, the smoke dense with meaning. Censors In the US and UK grilled director Nicolas Roeg before grudgingly passing it, while the Daily Mail appeared at once horrified and titillated at suggestions the sex was unsimulated. Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about The blue-haired Seydoux rather spoiled things by later revealing that they wore prosthetic vaginas. It is a blistering perhaps literally performance, with the girls rubbing, grinding, scissoring and licking each other, their groans and sighs the only soundtrack. She yearns for culture, fine dresses, and a luxurious home -- as well as for passion in her marriage, none of which her stoic husband can provide. That's the main reason Madame Bovary doesn't work very well: It simultaneously has too much of Emma's caddish lovers and not enough of the usurious merchant who drives her into debt. Is her situation relatable today? Even at two hours, the film feels like things had to be cut out of the original story, with parts of the plot seemingly arising out of nowhere. What do you think Emma might want if she was a contemporary character? Eventually, she finds herself rejected by her lovers, over her head in debt, and falling into deep despair. While this is the part of the story that leads to Emma's tragic end, the details and fiscal entanglements feel secondary to her romantic life, diluting their potency. Parents, talk to your teens about your own values regarding sex and relationships. Continue reading Show less Is it any good?