As early as the 1960s, the «Emmanuelle» books by French author Emmanuelle Arsan became underground bestsellers. The worldwide success of the stories about the young title heroine, who has numerous erotic adventures with men and women, especially on various journeys, really came with the film adaptation of the same name from 1974, in which Sylvia Kristel took on the leading role.
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The film made waves with its revealing sex scenes and ultimately became one of the great classics of the genre. This is also underlined by the numerous sequels (almost all of which were on the index in Germany for many years), offshoots, imitators and parodies. Now, the long-running franchise gets a rehash once more:
As announced at the Cannes Film Festival, «Emmanuelle» will be remade — with exciting participation…
Big names for new «Emmanuelle»
The title role in the new » Emmanuelle » adaptation is taken on by French actress Léa Seydoux , who has caused a stir in recent years, above all as James Bond’s love interest Madeleine Swann in » Specter » and » No Time to Die «, in the passionate love epic » Blue is a warm color » but also has a lot of experience with challenging and quite explicit sex scenes. Soon she should also make headlines with David Cronenberg’s disgusting horror » Crimes Of The Future «.
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An exceptional French talent also takes a seat in the director’s chair: Audrey Diwan not only recently delighted us with the red-hot abortion drama “ The Event ” despite its plot being located in the 1960s. In their hands, the «Emmanuelle» new edition is likely to be a bit more complex than the iconic original film. However, it is not yet certain when we will see the result.
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