On the edge of a forest where she grazes her lambs, a shepherdess suddenly finds herself in the presence of the beast. One of the original five episodes of the erotic collection of short stories, Contes immoraux, which was expanded in La Bête.
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As an artistic sexploitation (close to) a XXX-rated movie go this is as close to those old erotic Renaissance paintings that one can get. The movie also deliver some of the most beautiful 1970s European nymphs on the screen - several dusin in fact. The insane over-the-top "The Beast" segment is so over-the-top and gross that it deserves to be seen even if it is everything but erotic. The best one is with Picasso.