One of the first hardcore features to receive widespread distribution, Man and Wife was also the genre’s first blockbuster. Hosted by some unnamed escapee from a twelve-step program, Man and Wife, moves from anatomy charts and Asian erotic art into actual footage of two couples demonstrating nearly fifty different sexual positions. Whew! Bucky grew hungry when he spied the wood panelled walls of their tiny bedroom, but gagged when the narrator insisted that the “woman on-top” position “help(s) quench her motherly instincts. “Man and Wife” was the first of several sex documentaries made by Matt Cimber (aka Matteo Ottaviano), Jayne Mansfield’s final husband, who had previously directed his wife in Single Room Furnished (’68).
Original titleMan & Wife: An Educational Film for Married Adults
IMDb Rating6.5 46 votes
TMDb Rating2.9 60 votes