Sadly, what awaits her there is a farce of a happy family, a strenuous generation gap, lonely outings with her bicycle and an awkward and clumsy transcendental stage between a girl's puberty and a young woman's adolescence.
Nevertheless, as if by instinct, Alice the unripe explorer of her budding sexuality, she will find herself infatuated with Jim, a masculine pouting workman in her father's saw mill, dabbling in desire and the art of desirability, self-exploration and autoeroticism as an antidote to boredom.
Nothing too heavy, although some of the sequences might still be shocking to some people, since it has some explicit nudity and some gross out moments in it.
But it's at least not a movie that is full of itself and tries too desperately to be an arty and creative one, by putting in lots of symbolism and sequences that run overlong.
At times now I was really thinking 'why am I even watching this'.
She starts experimenting a bit and we get to see all of her fantasies, that are being put very straight-forward to the screen.
MILFS, matures, cheating wives, cougers and horny housewives!
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It's perhaps a movie some females can still recognize themselves in, till some extend at least.
For me it was just hard to identify with the characters and all of her weird, sexual orientated, fantasies.