|release date||October 29 2010|
|director||Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani|
|writer||Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani|
|starring||Bianca Maria D`Amato, Marie Bos, Charlotte Eugène Guibeaud, Cassandra Forêt|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisAna is confronted to Body and Desire at three key moments of her life. Her carnal search sways between reality and colored fantasies becoming more and more oppressive. A black laced hand prevents her from screaming. The wind lifts her dress and caresses her thighs. A razor blade brushes her skin, where will this chaotic and carnivorous journey leave her?
It’s been a month now since I caught Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s Amer at the EFM in Berlin and a lot of that time has been consumed by deciding whether I like the movie a little or a lot. It basically boils down to deciding if the fact that the movie purposely annoys the fuck out of you is a cool thing or not. I don’t mean annoy in the sense that it’s bad, mind you, no Amer is a piece of great innovation and awesome craftmanship. But the film continuously builds up expectations in it’s viewer only to stray completely of path and deny the audience of any release. And goddammit does it work! Amer is a film that’s rumbled around in the back of my head for a longer time than Von Triers Antichrist and Fabrice Du Welz’s Vinyan. I’ve decided that not only do I like Amer a lot, I truly consider it a technical and narrative gem. …Read More