Cinema: French Postcard

LE SEX SHOP

Direction and Screenplay by CLAUDE BERRI The Rue St. Denis in Paris has achieved, as the guidebooks might say, a certain renown for the variety of physical entertainment available both to the serious shopper and the casual pedestrian. In this unlikely location, Claude (Claude Berri) runs a bookstore dedicated to more cerebral pursuits. He is a family man, with a sprightly young wife (Juliet Berto), snug in the insulation of his books, but a little concerned that his shop does not flourish.

A real estate broker friend persuades him to convert it into something more appropriate to the neighborhood. He...

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