Cinema: Merely Graphic

The Y.W.C.A., Feminists in the Arts Radicalesbians, National Organization for Women—and anyone of taste will find much to girlcott in Quiet Days in Clichy.

Based on Henry Miller's squalid energetic novel, this wretchedly dubbed adaptation is little more than a spineless catalogue of affairs. Where the book had the decency to be pornographic, the film is merely graphic. All the women are passive sex objects, typified by Colette (Elsebeth Reingaard), a 15-year-old imbecile who literally has no idea what the men are doing to her.

The seducers, Joey (Paul Valjean) and Carl (Wayne John...

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