In the vein of groundbreaking films like ~~Shortbus~~ and ~~9 Songs~~ comes ~~Sex Stories~~, a lighthearted exploration of the many pleasures, quirks, and follies that inhabit peoples' sex lives. Two lively dinner parties unfold - one for a group of female friends, the other for their male counterparts. At each soiree, the conversations quickly delve into the character's recent sexual escapades. With comic sublety, the film captures the many contrasting views about what it means to be a good lover. Director Ovidie is known as an ~~Intello du X~~ Iintellectual of the X) in her home country of France, and her expertise shines in ~~Sex Stories~~. Just be warned, you may be craving a cigarette by the time the credits roll.