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Dundee Contemporary Arts

November 26, 2023 @ 15:30

Marguerite Duras’s most celebrated work is a mesmerising experience with few stylistic precedents in the history of cinema.

Within the insular walls of a lavish, decaying embassy in 1930s India, the French ambassador’s wife (Delphine Seyrig) staves off ennui through affairs with multiple men – with the overpowering torpor broken only by a startling eruption of madness.

"The film’s supremely unhurried pacing permits us to luxuriate in each image. " - Wall Street Journal
Director: Marguerite Duras | 1975 | 95 mins | France
Cast: Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Claude Mann, Vernon Dobtcheff
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: 15
India Song


November 26, 2023


Dundee Contemporary Arts
152 Nethergate
Dundee,DD1 4DYUnited Kingdom
01382 909900
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