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Sex

Israel, 1971 (MIFF 1973)

Director: David Avidan

,p>A man (David Avidan) signs with a woman, representing the totality of the girls who people the film, a kind of anti-marriage contract. For his part, he is to father a child; she waives all claims on him, whether social, economic or emotional. The contract is for three months. The film analyses free union. and by implication, the institution of marriage: released from contractual obligations, sex runs its course with dynamic autonomy.

David Avidan. al 38, is considered as Israel's leading avant-garde poet, painter and underground film maker.

Sex is the first and only Israeli film banned to date.

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