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.
The exhibition Look at Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection examines portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Through the exhibition we will be sharing about the artists and sections in Look At Me!.
Martín Zapater y Clavería, born in Zaragoza on November 12th 1747, came from a family of modest merchants and was taken in to live with a well-to-do aunt, Juana Faguás, and her daughter, Joaquina de Alduy. He studied with Goya in the Escuelas Pías school in Zaragoza from 1752 to 1757 and a friendship arose between them which was to last until the death of Zapater in 1803.
Józef Brandt harboured a fascination for the history of 17th century Poland, and his favourite themes included ballistic scenes and genre scenes before and after the battle proper –all and sundry marches, returns, supply trains, billets and encampments, patrols, and similar motifs illustrating the drudgery of warfare outside of its culminating moments.
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