An art-house variation on the Red Shoe Diaries
, this package of three short films originally produced for German television is sex-themed without being especially sexy. The brainchild of producer Roberta Ziegler, the Erotic Tales
series produced more than two dozen 30-minute films in four series between 1994 and 2002, most by well-known European and American filmmakers. The first in this collection, Susan Seidelman's The Dutch Master
(1994), was part of Series One and revolves around repressed, about-to-be married dental hygienist Teresa (Sorvino). Much to the surprise of her co-workers Kim (Aida Turturro) and Dorothy (Sharon Angela), with whom s...