A happily married polyamorous Italian couple invite the viewer into their romantic life
SOURCE: HOT DOCS
‘BLOOM UP – A SWINGER COUPLE STORY’
Dir: Mauro Russo Rouge. Italy. 2020. 88 mins.
Subtitled “a swinger couple story”, Italian director Mauro Russo Rouge’s first documentary after a string of low-budget fiction features is a portrait of an apparently happily married couple in a northern Italian town who, of an evening, like to have sex with other people, together. For the non-swingers who are likely to make up the majority of the film’s audience, the hook of this Hot Docs selection is …