Nine weeks and a half
Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke, the two most beautiful people in the world in 1986, indulge in all kinds of sexual games and give us the most famous striptease in movie history. A phenomenon in its time and so modern that it could have been shot tomorrow.
Probably the most famous erotic thriller in history. It outraged the LGBT community, launched Sharon Stone to stardom, made us wary of those who buy ice in bulk, and spawned a thousand decaffeinated copies that are nowhere near the Paul Verhoeven masterpiece.
Nominated for an Oscar in the last edition of the awards, Charlotte Rampling consecrated herself with her role as a survivor of a concentration camp who years after her liberation she accidentally meets the Nazi officer who was guarding her (and harassing her). Self-destruction, sadomasochistic sex and a disturbing aesthetic that years later was recovered by Marc Jacobs and Chanel.
The last Tango in Paris
The film that put butter to a surprising new use was also the victim of censorship, forcing the Spanish to charter buses to Perpignan to watch the adventures of a jaded 40-year-old Brando and a very young Maria Schneider.
Color of the night
Bruce Willis (naked) after his rediscovery as a dramatic actor in Pulp fiction and Jane March (naked) after the success of The Lover. Sex, cross-dressing, psychopaths and false culprits What could go wrong? His nine nominations for Razzie make it clear to us that everything. But don’t let that dissuade us, it is one of the most fascinating, bizarre and unrepeatable thrillers of the nineties.
“-You shouldn’t wear those clothes. -Why? It’s just a blouse and a skirt. -Then you shouldn’t wear that body.” Eroticism and film noir go together better than Vine and puppy yawning. The 80s revision of Bane put Lawrence Kasdan on the map and got half the world to fall in love with Kathleen Turner. The other medium was graduating the view.
The film that made Bangkok fashionable, sex in airplanes and rattan armchairs was released in 1974, but Spaniards who did not travel to Perpignan to avoid censorship could not see it until 1978. Despite criticism, the adventures The sex of a recently married woman in Thailand delighted millions of viewers and in Paris it ran for eleven years.
If The Last Tango in Paris rediscovered butter for us and The Empire of the Senses the egg, Lovers made us look with different eyes at a simple handkerchief. Victoria Abril, Jorge Sanz and Maribel Verdú shared sheets and deceptions in Vicente Aranda’s masterpiece.
Henry and June
María de Medeiros puts herself in the (pale) skin of the French writer Anaïs Nin to tell us one of the most famous trios in history, the one she had with Henry Miller and his wife June, a decadent and more seductive than ever Uma Thurman.
A British politician and a young gala meet by chance and with erotic results, only to later discover that they are daughter-in-law and father-in-law. Family dramas, sexual obsessions, and all the nudity you would expect from a French film.
The most diverse sexual variations divided into two volumes and with a cast worthy of the Agatha Christie productions of the seventies. And to round out the provocation, Lars Von Trier’s play premiered on Christmas Day.
After the success of Basic Instinct , Sharon Stone and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas collaborated again after this failed adaptation of Ira Levin’s best seller, which despite not meeting expectations, left us with a handful of scenes that justify the pause key .
Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, Thomas Jane and a low budget wardrobe. With that and a couple of sidelong glances, you already have an erotic thriller that fills magazine pages, but is forgotten after five minutes.
Body of Evidence
It seems that Madonna took a good memory of the candles that lit Like a prayer and decided to put them to a new and irreverent use in this thriller heir to Basic Instinct that paired her with the haunting William Dafoe.
The ages of Lulu
Bigas Luna’s adaptation of Almudena Grandes’s novel about the sexual and sentimental education of a young woman from Madrid was the most talked-about film of 1990 and was one of Javier Bardem’s first roles. And if common sense had prevailed, one of the last of Francesca Neri.
JG Ballard + David Cronemberg + symphophilia (excitement before accidents). 1996’s most awkward thriller shares the title with Sandra Bullock’s Oscar-winning film, but not with good intentions.