“Some of the facts are ugly and sordid. Some of the scenes may even turn your stomach.”
Some incredibly annoying music (a goofy 50’s schmaltz take on children’s song “london bridge”) plays against some rather nice faux-medieval folk line art, pointing at the odd admixture of high and low art the coming film aspires to.
An annoyingly squeaky-voiced, fake-British accented Fanny Hill (Leticia Roman) is the center of attention here and for those who’ve never read the book or seen other adaptations thereof, she pretty much stays an innocent among (literal) whores throughout the proceedings. There’s even a happy ending.
So let’s get down to it, shall we?