Camp Pleasures

Camp Pleasures

2 Episodes

With her subversive, retro-fantastic feminist spellbinder THE LOVE WITCH, Anna Biller confirmed her status as both a master visual stylist and a one-of-a-kind DIY auteur whose films give delirious expression to female fantasy and pleasure. The tale of a spell-casting temptress who falls prey to the psychosis of romantic desire, it’s presented alongside Jacques Demy’s enchantingly offbeat DONKEY SKIN, a medieval-set musical fairy tale starring Catherine Deneuve that Biller cites a major influence for its blend of bright, candy-colored visuals and dark psychological undercurrents.

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Camp Pleasures
  • The Love Witch

    Episode 1

    Directed by Anna Biller • 2016 • United States
    Starring Samantha Robinson, Gian Keys, Laura Waddell

    Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her sp...

  • Donkey Skin

    Episode 2

    Directed by Jacques Demy • 1970 • France

    In this lovingly crafted, wildly eccentric adaptation of a classic French fairy tale, Jacques Demy casts Catherine Deneuve as a princess who must go into hiding as a scullery maid in order to fend off an unwanted marriage proposal, from her own father, ...