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Le cri de la soie (1996)

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An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from ... See full summary »

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Sylvie Milhaud ...
Jeanne Davenne
Anne Alvaro ...
Rosemonde Burel
Pierre Baillot ...
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Vincent Boussard ...
Le contradicteur italien
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An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from World War One they fall in love, an affair that can only end in tragedy. Written by Paul Bolding <bolding@iohk.com>

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28 August 1996 (France)  »

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The Scream of the Silk  »

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DEM 7,048 (Germany) (20 February 1998)

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DEM 7,048 (Germany) (20 February 1998)
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A strange love story
21 April 2002 | by (Berlin &S.Paulo) – See all my reviews

Paris, 1914. A well-known psychiatrist becomes more and more involved with his patient Marie, an illiterate but kinky seamstress. They both share a fetish for silk...a strong sexual one.

So far, not so strange for a French art film. But it gets more interesting as the psychiatrist develops a thesis - one about this fetish. This thesis and the real fetish both characters share blend into one weird love story indeed. Many have found the plot especially well written. It won the award for Best European First/ Debut Script at Angers in 1994.


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