Four Women and an Architect
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A disillusioned middle aged architect with classic mid-life anxieties encounters four women while on contract. Each woman touches his life in a different way. The first, a bristling sexual confrontation, leaves him astounded at the powerful physical needs of the woman. Then follows a journey of sexual discovery with a naïve young woman. The third is a joyous episode with two beautiful lesbians. More
Phil is an accomplished architect who takes early retirement for personal reasons and moves to a secluded beach cottage on the mountainous Cape peninsula. While existing there as no more than a beach-bum, he struggles to deal with the classic male mid-life anxieties such as depression, sexual insecurity and self-doubt. In an attempt to shake the shackles of self-imposed exile, he moves to the city and takes up an offer for a six month contract as project architect for the design and documentation of an upmarket holiday resort. During this time in the office, he meets four young woman, each to have a specific impact in his life.
The first, Kirsty, is a vivacious yet defiantly self-centred young woman who does not deal well with the fact that her advances are shunned. She aggressively chases him and visits his apartment one stormy evening where the vigour of their eventual sexual encounter is only equalled by the ferocious howling of the wind of the storm outside. Her naked sexual hunger and the bristling hostility that marks their copulation leaves him, if sexually satisfied, emotionally drained and even more depressed. However, this encounter triggers a chain of events that leads to a second and a third encounter which was to change his life forever.
Kelly visits him, on advice from Kirsty, one rainy Sunday afternoon. Young and innocent, she is locked in a passionless relationship with her school sweetheart and is due to marry him shortly. With no sexual experience outside this narrow relationship, she naively believes that by seducing this older man, wise to the ways of the world, she will be sexually liberated enough to ensure her future marital bliss. Begging him to help her widening her sexual horizons by making passionate love to her so that she could guide her future husband after they are married, he refuses. However, his free spirit is not able to withstand the temptation as she stands before him, totally naked in the light of the flickering fire. Throughout the afternoon he guides her tenderly and passionately through the act of lovemaking. Their copulation awakens within her dark desires which were to echo deep into her future.
Andrea, the office manager, a beautiful, elegant and reserved lesbian of distant Indonesian descent, overhears the bathroom discussion of the other two about his sexual prowess and comes to him for her own sexual deliverance. Torn between her deep love for her partner, Jessica, and her yearning for male sexual attention, she convinces Jessica to come with her to the office late one Friday afternoon towards the end of his contract. There, they blatantly ask him to have sex with both of them. While for Jessica it is about the excitement and adventure, for Andrea, it turns out to be a dire need. The lustful sex becomes so passionate that it borders on the darker side of reason. Yet, once the passion was spent, he finds within the ambit of their stable relationship emotional space for himself. And so beings a triangular love relationship that develops over time into a stable and deeply satisfying bond that was to ensure his happiness well into the future.