Barocco DVD

Andre Techine, 1976

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Film Details

Directed by Andre Techine

Produced in 1976

Main Language - FRENCH with English subtitles

Countries & Regions - European Film, French Film

Film Description

A labyrinthine, flamboyant and - for its convoluted plot and elaborate camera movements - aptly named thriller, combining moody film noir with aspects of German expressionism as it escalates towards an unexpected conclusion. A boxer who has accepted, and then turned down, a bribe from a politician to lie to influence an election is killed by a hired assassin; the boxer's girlfriend then falls in love with the killer while trying to remake him into the image of her dead lover.

DVD Details

Certificate: 15

Publisher: Arrow Films

Length: 103 mins

Format: DVD Colour

Region: 2

Released: 4th June 2007

Cat No: FCD319

Subtitles: English

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by Anon on 30th May 2000

Fantastic, subtle study of a complicated relationship between brother and sister. Any critic that finds this film muted is missing the art in each of its frames. So m... Read on

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