|FULL BODY MASSAGE (TV MOVIE) (director: Nicolas Roeg; screenwriter: Dan Gurskis; cinematographer: Anthony B. Richmond; editor: Louise Rubacky; music: Harry Gregson-Williams; cast: Mimi Rogers (Nina), Bryan Brown (Fitch), Christopher Burgard (Douglas), Gareth Williams (Harry Willis), Heather Gunn (DeeDee); Runtime: 90; MPAA Rating: R; producer: Michael Nolin; Showtime; 1995-UK)|
|"Aside from Mimi's large breasts,
this is a small picture."
by Dennis Schwartz
filmmaker Nicolas Roeg ("Cold Heaven"/"Don't
Look Now"/"Walkabout") directs this massage film, a
made for cable TV movie. It has the big-breasted Mimi
Rogers, a successful but world-weary art dealer have
her talkative substitute masseuse, Bryan Brown, visit
her house for her weekly massage. They both
click and go naked, as he strokes her boobs
while carrying on an animated conversation with her
about the meaning of life and relationships. Her
regular masseuse Christopher Burgard couldn't
make this week's session and sent over Bryan as a
from Mimi's large breasts, this is a small picture.
It's written by Dan Gurskie.
have said it's a lesser version of La Belle
Noiseuse, a French film, which starred Emmanuelle
Béart as an artist's model who spends much of the
240-minute feature nude
while discussing art with the artist.
REVIEWED ON 6/1/2015 GRADE: C+
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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