Director: Catherine Breillat
Cast: Dominique Thomas, Lola Créton, Daphané Baiwir
France, 80’, 2009, color
French with Turkish subtitles
Tales where the strong are monsters and the weak are “victims”...The fear we feel even only by listening to these tales... Catherine insists on reading the tale of Blue Beard to her older sister, even though she is afraid to even read it. She wants to confront and change her fear as well as the tale. Blue Beard becomes a tale Catherine rewrites as she reads it. According to the tale all the women previously married to Blue Beard living in an enormous castle, have disappeared. Everyone talks about Blue Beard killing the women he married. Catherine who wanted to get into that castle by marrying Blue Beard was aware of the danger. She was aware of the limits drawn for her and the price she would pay if she didn’t obey... But she couldn’t help go beyond the limits taking advantage of solidarity. A feminist version of the 17th century tale written by Charles Perrault.
Advisory warning: Suitable for adult audiences only. Contains scenes of nudity and violence which some audiences may find disturbing.
I remembered a game as I was waiting in the passenger lounge for the ferry to arrive just a few minutes ago. A game we used to play at home when I was young, in my country that is very far away from here, a relic from the distant past; I don’t even remember how we used to play it. The kind of game that makes me feel a thousand times lonelier than I already am among the crowd waiting to get on the ferry.
French artist Félix Ziem is one of the most original landscape painters of the 19thcentury. The exhibition Wanderer on the Sea of Light presents Ziem as an artist who left his mark on 19th century painting and who is mostly known for his paintings of Istanbul and Venice, where the city and the sea are intertwined.
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