(2014) is a documentary film directed by Lina Mannheimer which examines The Ceremony Catherine Robbe-Grilletnity (as dominatrix organizing ‘ceremonies’).
Catherine Robbe-Grillet (born 1930) is a
French actress, photographer and writer best-known for her sadomasochistic novel . L’Image
For those of you who speak French, here is an interesting interview with Catherine when she published
Alain (2012), a book on her marriage to her husband, Alain Robbe-Grillet, which lasted more than 50 years.
Above: Natalie Portman (as Nina) pulls a feather out of her shoulder.
(2010) is a psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky featuring Black Swan body horror scenes (self-injury, Nina growing feathers) and an unreliable narrator.
World Cinema Classic #225.
black swan is also a trope in philosophy.
is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Into the Wild Sean Penn, based on the travels of Christopher McCandless across North America and his life spent in the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s.
Depending on who you ask, Christopher McCandless was a
Thoreau-like ‘ back to nature!‘ hero or a simple-minded romantic.
World Cinema Classics.