Because Of My Body

(Because Of My Body)

Intimacy as a way of learning. Claudia’s physical disability complicates her social and sexual life. Guided by a sexual assistant, she begins to freely discover the way to her own body.

Claudia, 20, and born with spina bifida, has never had sex. Hours in the pool where her caring mother takes her are one of her few distractions from daily life. Then she meets Marco. He’s worked with people with disabilities for years and has just finished a sexual assistance course, the first of its kind in Italy. Although Claudia feels almost nothing from the waist down, she throws herself into a series of intimate encounters with Marco in an effort to discover her own body, experience sexual pleasure, and become aware of her needs and desires. But can she avoid seeing Marco as more than just a guide to the secrets of autoeroticism?

About the film

Director: Francesco Cannavà
Italy
2020 | 85 min.

Language: Italian

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

Category

Our Daily Sex

Director

Francesco Cannavà

Filmography
2020 - Because of My Body
2020 - Space Beyond
2017 - Veneranda Augusta

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