The ensuing ménage à trois is just the icing on the cake.
They meet regularly in an anonymous room in a crowded market area where they indulge in the pleasures of the flesh.
The film, a three-way romance, is actually a misnomer — it being an account of Miller and Nin while June plays a marginal role.
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The question: are these old men trying to distract themselves from their impending death through these weird escapades? A director in Madrid meets a mysterious actress, who turns out to be his childhood best friend and crush Enrique.
Violent, sensual and funny, is sly and intelligently made entertainment.