Diving into the depths of France and Belgium, Alex and Andrea examine the politics and borders of New French Extremity. Confronting the complex historical narrative that France has created for itself, all is not as it appears as these films bring the repressed to light.
Calvaire. Dir Fabrice Du Welz, 2004.
Martyrs. Dir Pascal Laugier, 2008.
Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity – Alex’s book on things French, filmic and extreme.
Saint Joan of Arc’s Trials – a fascinating morbid legal procedural.
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