R.I.P. Emmanuelle

the emmanuelle film, based on an original novel by emmanuelle arsan, must have been every adolescent’s dream in the 70’s when it came out. released in 1974, the soft-focus french film was one of the first erotic movies to be shown in mainstream cinemas in europe…well, not all countries in europe. in the UK it was banned from the mainstream, and the unedited version did not appear in the country until 2007. today, the dutch actress sylvia kristel, died, aged 60. above a great picture of her at the 1977 cannes film festival. by uh