Bloom Up (Blu-ray)

Directed by Mauro Russo Rouge

Release Year: 2020
Running Time: 88
UPC: 7 38329 25993 8
Color Type: Color
Country: Italy
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Genres: Documentary
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Cast
Hermes Osnato
Elisabetta Barbero

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Directed by Mauro Russo Rouge

Pet shop owners by day and swingers by night, Italian couple Hermes and Betta are, in most ways, regular people. In this honest, sex-positive look at the swinger lifestyle, director and cinematographer Mauro Russo Rouge is invited into their lives with no moment off-limits, crafting a portrait of a relationship that gives equal weight to the mundane yet strangely fascinating logistics of organizing sex parties as it does to the act itself. Shot in a rich visual style that is deeply sensual without ever feeling vulgar or exploitative, the film is "more emotionally than sexually voyeuristic” (Screen Daily), an intimate exploration of the deep love and complex challenges one polyamorous couple shares. Bloom Up premiered at the Hot Docs Film Festival and has a suggested rating of R / 18+.

This film opens August 12 in theaters.


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“A happily married polyamorous Italian couple invite the viewer into their romantic life. In the end, this is a film that is more emotionally than sexually voyeuristic.” 

"A sweet documentary portrait of two people testing the limits of sexual desire… the way they get there is well worth the trip.”

  • Official Selection – Hot Docs Film Festival

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'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 12 2022 at 3:54pm
RT' @QuadCinema': “A sweet documentary [that] goes a long way toward destigmatizing an outré lifestyle.” —Dmitry Samarov, Chicago Reader 🎈 T…
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'@KinoLorber' on Aug. 12 2022 at 11:14am
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