La Chair de l'orchidée
Patrice Chéreau, 1975
Color. 110 min. 35mm restored.
With Charlotte Rampling,
Bruno Cremer, Edwige Feuillère, Simone Signoret. In French with English subtitles
Stage director Patrice Chéreau's first film follows a fugitive heiress (Charlotte Rampling) on the run from her wicked aunt and pair of murderous gangsters. In this foreboding, rain-soaked thriller, it seems just about everyone is after her fortune.
"Murky psychological thriller"
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Frédéric Tcheng is a French-born filmmaker. Originally trained in civil engineering, he moved to New York City in 2002 to obtain a Masters of Fine Arts from Columbia University's film school. He co-produced and co-edited Valentino: The Last Emperor, the 2009 hit shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. He is the co-director of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a Samuel Goldwyn release. Dior and I, his award-winning directorial debut, premiered at the Tribeca film festival in 2014. Frederic also signed the cinematography of Sarah Riggs' cine-poem Six Lives and Erika Frankel's King George. He is currently developing several narrative features.
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