Tag Archive: Duke of Burgundy

Sep 11 2015

The Duke of Burgundy Recap

This is a recap with every spoiler imaginable, if you’re looking for a review sans-spoilers, click here. I was originally going to write this in a way that was similar to my recap/review of Secretary, which included notes from the DVD commentary by the writer and the director. Peter Strickland both wrote and directed Duke of …

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Jun 05 2015

The Duke of Burgundy

This review is free of spoilers, though in some ways this film is better if you know nothing about it going in. It may sound odd, but I recommend not reading this review, or any review. Just watch the film—it’s incredible. A young woman, Evelyn (Chiara D’Anna) arrives at her employer’s house—Cynthia (Sidse Babett Knudsen)—a …

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May 14 2015

Venus of Burgundy

I like it because it reminds me of the cover of Venus in Furs.