Starring Delphine Seyrig
Directed by Marguerite Duras • 1975 • France
Starring Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière
The most celebrated of writer-filmmaker Marguerite Duras’s singular features unfolds within the decaying decadence of an embassy in 1930s India, where a French diplomat’s wife (Delphine Seyrig) pursues multiple love affairs while succumbing to a sense of overpowering ennui. Sex, madness, and colonial guilt are interwoven into a hauntingly beautiful, almost incantatory experience with few stylistic precedents in the history of cinema.
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Directed by Chantal Akerman • 1986 • Belgium, France
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