When Julio Médemarrived on the arthouse film circuit with Vacas (Cows) in 1991, the Basque country director marked himself out with a surreal, political and not exactly easy to access debut. Since then he's perhaps best known for his equally dreamlike erotic drama Sex and Lucia (2001).
Now he returns to the bedroom with Room In Rome, a character-driven story of sexual discovery that goes something like this...
"Room in Rome focuses entirely on the experiences of two
protagonists. Like Medem's previous films, it is an exploration of desire. Two
young women, Alba and Natasha, meet in Rome and share an intense night
together, full of secrets and physical passion. Night and day, over a period of
twelve hours, the two women unravel their lives. The next morning they go their
separate ways and back to their respective partners, always to remember that
Starring Elena Anaya and Natasha Yarovenko,Room In Rome is out on UK DVD, Blu-ray and EST from today through Optimum Home Entertainment.