Director: Catherine Breillat
Cast: Asia Argento, Fu’ad Aït Aattou, Michael Lonsdale
France, 114’, 2007, color
French with Turkish subtitles
Paris, 1835. The talk of the town is “debauched” Marigny marrying Hermengarde, the exemplification of morality. Rumours are spreading... Nobody believes that Marigny who had a passionate affair with Vellini for ten years will be honest and faithful in marriage. How will their marriage overcome this?
Advisory warning: Suitable for adult audiences only. Contains scenes of nudity and violence which some audiences may find disturbing.
1638, the year Louis XIV was born –his second name, Dieudonné, alluding to his God-given status– saw the diffusion of a cult of maternity encouraged by the very devout Anne of Austria, in thanks for the miracle by which she had given birth to an heir to the French throne. Simon François de Tours (1606-1671) painted the Queen in the guise of the Virgin Mary, and the young Louis XIV as the infant Jesus, in the allegorical portrait now in the Bishop’s Palace at Sens.
The exhibition “Look At Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection” examined portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and videos shaped a labyrinth of gazes that invite spectators to reflect themselves in the social mirror of portraits.
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