When a young female student is caught having sex with the bus driver during a field trip, an emergency meeting is called between parents and teachers to discuss what needs to be done. While most of the members of the board would like to see the young woman expelled, one member brings up the fact that there is a change occurring in modern German society amongst teenagers in regards to sex. Now the adults start exchanging various lurid stories they've heard about young women and their sexual exploits.
The "Schoolgirl Report" series might be one of the most well known sexploitation series next to the "Emmanuelle" series. With its supposedly real interviews and depictions of barely legal German girls performing a number of erotic sex acts, it's no surprise that it was a popular title all over the world but that it would also go onto spawn twelve sequels as well as a few spin-offs. While it's not the first "Schoolgirl Report" film that I've seen, CAVD and Impulse Pictures have been kind enough to grace Film Bizarro with screeners of the series, I figured it was time to start from the beginning. Maybe that should say, "I'm heading back to school." Or perhaps, "Consider school in session." You know what, just make up your own pun. I can't be bothered right now.
After a female student is caught having sex with the bus driver during a field trip, the Parent's Association board gathers together to discuss the incident and to decide on what the repercussions should be. However, in attempt to defend the girl and to help her avoid receiving an unnecessary punishment, a member of the group opens up a discussion of other students who've been engaging in sexual activities.
Now there's really not much to the first volume of the "Schoolgirl Report" films, or any of them for that matter. There is the usual standard through line of a collection of adults getting together to discuss the shocking behavior of female students and why the new generation seems so much more promiscuous than their own when they were that age. This is of course padded out with a random assortment of vignettes of "barely legal" (shyeah, right) girls engaging in various softcore sex acts. Although the actual sex is usually kept short and instead focuses more on the teasing, nudity, heavy-petting, etc.
In this first volume the stories include a girl trying to seduce a priest, another caught pleasuring herself by her conservative mother, two girls playing games with a pool-boy, a gymnast and her coach as well as a few others. Again, the movie never focuses on the sex for too long and is more about being erotic than pornographic. Of course how tantalizing you find it depends on your personal preference with eroticism but with that being said, the end results of these sexual engagements vary much like the segments themselves. Some are comedic, some are erotic and others actually have a somewhat harsh reality to them of what I'm assuming the time was like -- the girls being shamed for what they did.
The "Schoolgirl Report" films are designed to appear as docu-dramas; mixing erotic cinema with documentary footage of a reporter asking candid questions to what are suppose to be real people with genuine responses. This could have been an actual high point of the movie in regards to what the mind set was like for these people in regards to sex during this time. However, there are some interviews that come across as being staged. Were they or weren't they? I don't know for sure and because it's not always easy to tell the real interviews from the fake but overall these bits tend to often comes across as simple fluff to make the movie seem legitimate.
I can certainly understand why "Schoolgirl Report" became such an international success for a sexploitation movie and why it produced so many sequels. It is a genuinely erotic movie with an impressive collection of lovely young German ladies on display, while surprisingly remaining tactful with its subject matter. I can't say I'm personally a big fan since I was only able to maintain a minimal interest in it. What I do consider interesting though is trying to figure out if Ernst Hofbauer and the writers actually had a message intended with the film as it makes some interesting points throughout, not to mention the inclusion of the documentary element.