"Selected for official competition at Cannes 2011 and nominated for 7 French Césars du Cinema, Bertrand Bonello’s House of Tolerance is a highly stylized look at the final days of a turn-of-the-century brothel in Paris bathed in languid beauty and sexuality.
In the Nineteenth Century much of the Parisian sex trade was confined to ‘maisons closes’, populated by elegant madams and a vetted clientele. The ladies were provocatively dressed and, upstairs, occupied numerous boudoirs ready for carnal pleasures. However, even in such a controlled environment, dangers still lurked: disease was rampant and sometimes a gentleman might lose his temper and harm one of the women...
Release Date: 28 May 2012
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.