The Mouth Agape (1974)
The Mouth Agape (1974) is a French drama film directed by Maurice Pialat. It tells the story of a dying man, Pierre, and his family's struggle to cope with his impending death. The film is known for its frank and honest portrayal of death and its aftermath, but it also contains some surprisingly intimate and sexual moments.
The film opens with Pierre and his wife, Monique, in bed together. The scene is tender and intimate, and it sets the tone for the rest of the film. Later, Pierre and Monique are shown in the bathtub together, and their love for each other is evident.
The most memorable sexual moment in the film comes when Pierre's son, Philippe, visits him in the hospital. Philippe is clearly attracted to his father, and he begins to kiss and caress him. Pierre responds to his son's advances, and the two share a passionate embrace. This scene is both shocking and moving, and it serves as a reminder of the power of love and connection even in the face of death.
The Mouth Agape is a powerful and moving film that explores the complexities of death and grief. Its frank and honest portrayal of sexuality is a refreshing change from the more sanitized depictions of sex in mainstream cinema. The film's sexual moments are both tender and passionate, and they serve to remind us of the power of love and connection even in the face of death.
Strong sex and nudity throughout considering the age classification.
Lengthy sex scene which shows breasts, butt and vagina (all visible) a number of times.
A bathroom (urination scene) which shows breasts, butt and vagina as well as legs open (rear view).
A character is shown getting in and out of bed naked (full nudity). An older character is shown completed naked (full nudity). A character is shown topless several times (breasts visible).