THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY
Evelyn and Cynthia, two entomologists, are linked by a sadomasochistic relationship, that by day forces them to act out a game of submission where their roles will gradually end up being reversed, putting great strain on their relationship. Inspired by Jess Franco’s erotic films of the seventies and Buñuel’s Belle de jour, Strickland creates a film with great formal beauty and evocative power. “At the heart of this script there is a story that regards all relationships, and the way in which a person is required to fit the image that others have of him or her,” says the director.
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