Breillat' films, in all their glory and insult, are about the expanse of the sexuality spectrum. They dare you to critique sexual desire, a fascinating gauntlet to be thrown.
Here, is the Sifriedi character gay, or did they merely meet at a gay dance club? Much of the dialogue is around the woman's sexual masochism, but his story is as interesting.
He clad in his white suit reminds of Mapplethorpe's 'Man in Polyester Suit' photo.