James and Theresa are classic swingers who aggressively seduce couples wherever they go; their protégé Calvin attempts to share his sexual freedom with two jealous lovers, Sara and Julie; and psychodrama almost displaces sex for Shannon and Gerard, who aren't sure whether swinging is the way to go to preserve their marriage.
The appeal of those shows was the notion that the "guests" were real people.
Two middle-aged couples are linked by more than just a lifelong friendship.
While relaxing on a Caribbean island, they get an unconventional idea to enrich and, as a result, complicate their sexual lives.
(I don't particularly enjoy wrestling, but I recognize and acknowledge its appeal to others.)If I'm wrong, and the film is actually real, I fault the filmmakers for making it too simplistic and not fleshing out more of the culture and environment of the lifestyle and the people behind it.
I don't dispute whether serious research went into this, as the notes indicate.