She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Lena's life is altered by her experiences with Börje. . Meanwhile, the actors, director and crew are shown in a humorous parallel plot about the making of the film and their reactions to the story and each other. I Am Curious—Yellow is a subversive mix of dramatic and documentary techniques, attacking capitalist injustices and frankly addressing the politics of sexuality. Seized by customs upon entry to the United States, subject of a heated court battle, and banned in numerous cities, Vilgot Sjöman's I Am Curious—Yellow is one of the most controversial films of all time.
Upon a chance encounter at the framing shop where her father works, Lena is pursued by Börje, the two who enter into a sexual relationship. When she is not protesting with her friends, she goes around Stockholm interviewing people - both those in authority as well as the average Joe and Jane - about their socio-political views on topics of importance to her. This landmark document of Swedish society during the sexual revolution has been declared both obscene and revolutionary. Their relationship is passionate and stormy, the latter based on what Lena learns is his current relationship status with other women which he did not initially divulge to her. The small room in the flat she shares with her divorced father is crammed with items reflecting her views, most notably a portrait of and a chalkboard on which she writes the number of days passed in the Spanish Civil War. Similarly, through the process of making the movie, Lena, the actress, and Vilgot's own relationship is changed as a direct outcome. He is her twenty-fourth sexual partner, files which she has on all of them.
The lead character, also named Lena, is a socio-political activist, who espouses among other things social equality and pacifism. It tells the story of Lena Lena Nyman , a searching and rebellious young woman, and her personal quest to understand the social and political conditions in 1960s Sweden, as well as her bold exploration of her own sexual identity. . . . .
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