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A Complete History of My Sexual Failures

Documentary Comedy


 

Indy filmmaker Chris attempts to interview his ex-girlfriends to find out why they dumped him.

It's difficult to ignore such an amusing title. This documentary starts promisingly, our lovable loser aggravating some of his past liaisons with the help of his mother. There is a definitive point about half-way that marks the passing of this premise. Chris has to resort to stunts to fill the remainder of the running time, some guiltily hilarious, though most are pathetic. The only genuine moments feature the girl our filmmaker was to marry. These are also the dullest. This film is quietly amusing in the first half, and a disappointing failure in the second.

Anthony Macali

MIFF 2008
90 mins