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Gradiva (C'est Gradiva qui vous appelle) (2006)

 |  Drama  |  9 May 2007 (France)
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An orientalist professor researching Delacroix's North African work becomes entangled in an S&M waking dream in Morocco.

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Leila / Gradiva
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Belkis (as Dany Verissimo)
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Anatoli
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Le mendiant
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Elvira
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Guard
Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni ...
Commissaire Madhi
Pascal Judelewicz ...
Le photographe
Asmaa Bouafia ...
Nina
Siham Lahkim ...
Servante
Hamid Nider ...
Kaleb
Zineb Nijih ...
Djamila
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John Locke is a Brit in Marrakech exploring Delacroix's seminal visit there. He's in an isolated villa with Belkis, his enigmatic servant and concubine. He receives slides of erotic drawings that could be by Delacroix; an antique dealer, who's a doctor and may be a white slave trader, says there are two such sketchbooks. By now, Locke's dreams have become intense: they include sado-masochism with compliant young women and visions of a woman in white, who may be a nineteenth century woman executed for an affair with a Frenchman. She looks like a local actress. Against Belkis's advice, Locke accepts various invitations. Aside from dreams and tableaux, will anything real happen? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Beware of dreams
13 October 2009 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Alain Robbe-Grillet's work is long, especially in the beginning. Whereas eternity is in the ending: Gradiva can't be that bad. A Robbe-Grillet's film is supposed to mix reality and dreams (no doubt!), hence Gradiva is no surprise. The actors do not necessarily understand their part (whether you decide they should or not), just as we do not understand what 'life' is, we players. Robbe-Grillet asks questions through stories, e.g. 'who is playing', 'who is being played', 'what is allowed', 'who is the director'... But he doesn't give definitive answers. He achieves his goal in the meantime. He just says that dreams can kill. So books and films can. All protect us from eternity. Can you hear Gradiva's call?


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