The Duke of Burgundy
- Directed by: Peter Strickland
- Cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D'Anna, Monica Swinn
- UK release: 9 October 2014
Cynthia (Knudsen) and Evelyn (D'Anna) are lovers who share a passion for the collection and study of winged insects, but their sadomasochistic mistress-servant relationship is threatened by Evelyn's insatiable appetites. The sensual imagery and tortured relationship are tempered by sensitive performances and surprisingly irreverent humour.
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Reviews & features
The Duke of Burgundy8 Oct 2014
London Film Festival: Peter Strickland takes a typically idiosyncratic look at tortured love affair
'You can pin and mount me like a butterfly,' sang Morrissey in The Smiths' 'Reel Around the Fountain'. It's a line that seems tailor-made for Peter Strickland's latest, a pleasingly original yet playfully retro romance set in an undisclosed European…
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