THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY
2015, UK, 104mins, 18
Director: Peter Strickland
Writer: Peter Strickland
Cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Monica Swinn, Chiara D'Anna
Cynthia and Evelyn love each other.
Evelyn works hard to match Cynthia's academic skills, but she also has increasingly demanding desires and needs of her own. Day after day the couple act out a simple ritual that ends in Evelyn's punishment, but Cynthia yearns for a more conventional relationship.
Evelyn's obsession quickly becomes an addiction that pushes their relationship to breaking point.
A dark melodrama from the multi-award winning writer and director of Berberian Sound Studio and Katalyn Varga.
EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2015 - CAT'S EYES - EUROPEAN COMPOSER 2015
CINEMATIK FESTIVAL SLOVAKIA 2015 - MEETING POINT EUROPE AWARD
TORINO 2014 - BEST ACTRESS - SIDSE BABETT KNUDSEN
PHILADELPHIA 2014 - BEST NARRATIVE
INTERNATIONAL SALES: PROTAGONIST PICTURES