And while the Australian version was criticised for being exclusively white and mono-cultured, Spanish society is by and large more homogenised anyway, so this feels more like a reflection of reality (and in fact makes reference to racism in a couple of the vignettes).The best sequence is actually not about one of the couples but features two strangers – a man and woman who are both hearing impaired. The young man phones the service to be connected to an adult chat line and the telephonist has the cringe-inducing task of having to interpret the call.There's no health coverage for it, no medication, and for those trapped in its strange and unrelenting spell, no easy way out.
If there’s one thing the Spanish filmgoing public can’t get enough of, it’s ensemble sex comedies.
The French translation of The Little Death, ‘la petite mort’, is a euphemism for an orgasm, and that’s what this multi-stranded film is all about. Spaniards, after all, are generally more sexually frank and so the film feels more natural because of it.
directed by actor Josh Lawson, well now you can see the Spanish remake, which is in fact an improvement on the original.
It may sound a little unusual for a little seen Australian film to be remade in Spain, but in this case it actually makes a lot of sense.
You might be (rightly) thinking, "What about queer women?
" We only mapped apps for gay dudes (and straight/mixed orientation apps in a separate map) because the market for apps specifically targeting lesbians is much less developed and couldn't be compared across borders in the same way.
Also of note is the film’s opening credits, an arresting montage of split screen images intercutting the cast members with wild animals, all of them in the throes of passion. was a big hit in Spain and got a rousing reception at the Opening Night of the Spanish Film Festival.
Given there is a French remake on the way, among others, this is clearly a concept Europeans have taken a particular proclivity to.
In the age of smartphones and frictionless-dating apps, sex addiction is like being hooked on a drug that's always available in unlimited supply.