BLUE BEARD (Catherine Breillat, 2008)

It is a simple enough modern story by which to frame the story of Charles Perrault’s seventeenth-century “Blue Beard”: two sisters, one aggressively reading the Perrault story to the other, using the old fairy tale as a weapon and forcing her sister into a sudden fall. In her extraordinarily rich and evocative Barbe Bleue, Catherine […]