Film

Trouble Every Day

Part of Modern Cinema

Saturday, February 3, 2018
9 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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Claire Denis, Trouble Every Day, 2001; photo: courtesy Photofest

“A portrait of devouring passion, Trouble Every Day is Denis’s most troubling work, but its potency derives less from its explicit images than from the sincerity with which it pursues its carnal conceit. Léo (Alex Descas), a doctor, is both caregiver and captor to his wife Coré (Béatrice Dalle), who suffers from a strange and deadly sexual affliction. Meanwhile, in a Parisian honeymoon suite, American scientist Shane (Vincent Gallo) keeps his virginal bride (Tricia Vessey) at bay as he attempts to manage his own dangerous appetites.”
— Juliet Clark, BAMPFA


Film Details

Country: French/Germany/Japan
Language: French
Year: 2001
Running time: 101 min
Format: 35mm
Director: Claire Denis
Screenwriters: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau
Producers: Georges Benayoun, Philippe Liégeois, Jean-Michel Rey
Cinematographer: Agnès Godard
Editor: Nelly Quettier
Source: The Film Desk


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