Devil in the Flesh | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

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Devil in the Flesh

Cert. 18

Classics, Festivals & Series

Satire and Morality: the Cinema of Marco Bellocchio

Il diavolo in corpo

114 mins

in Italian with EN subs

ITA/FRA | 1986 | dir. Marco Bellocchio, with Maruschka Detmers, Federico Pitzalis, Anita Laurenzi, Alberto Di Stasio

An intense psycho-sexual drama about the passionate affair between a teenage boy and a disturbed, beautiful, woman married to a terrorist on trial. Made during a profound and complex period in director Bellocchio‘s life, when he collaborated with controversial psychoanalyst Massimo Foglio, this is loosely inspired by Raymond Radiguet’s novel Le Diable au Corps.

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