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The Duke of Burgundy (2014)

Drama 1h 40m

AroView: BORGEN star Sidse Babett Knudsen throws aside the responsibilities of leading the Danish nation to star in this slice of arty-kink from the director of BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO.

Fashioned in the aesthetic of continental soft porn of the 1970’s, Knudsen plays one of two lepidopterists locked in a series of ritual games of dominance and subservience. Like his buttoned-up protagonists, the talented director exerts appropriate discipline, though determinedly withholds cathartic release.

“Something uniquely sexy and strange, built on two tremendous central performances and a bone-deep understanding of cinema’s magic and mechanism.” ~Robbie Collin, The Telegraph.

Director

Peter Strickland

Language

English

Subtitles

English

Country

United Kingdom

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