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The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears

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Exclusive Area Theatrical Premiere!

September 19–21

L’Etrange Couleur des Larmes de Ton Corps (2013) dir Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani w/Klaus Tange [102 min; DCP; in French, Danish & Flemish with English subtitles]
From the filmmakers behind Amer comes another wonderfully stylish homage to the giallo film – a wicked cinematic riddle about obsession, desire, and memory. Upon returning home from a business trip, Dan Kristensen finds his wife missing, but what is even stranger is that their apartment door is chained from the inside. His elderly upstairs neighbor invites him over, recounting the disappearance of her own husband – taken by someone, or something – in the walls after he climbed through a hole in their ceiling. Soon, a police detective arrives to investigate, but more enigmas appear with every unusual and beguiling tenant he interviews, and neither he nor Dan draw any closer to a final solution. Shot in a gorgeous Art Nouveau building with lush set decoration, THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS is a beautifully ethereal, blood-soaked fever dream in which co-directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani have carefully constructed each scene, both visually and aurally, to attain a pervasive, unsettling atmosphere of eeriness. – Seattle International Film Festival

Official Selection Boston Underground Film Festival

“A mysterious and disorientating blend of giallo violence, cinematic experimentation and Lynchian psychohorror. Revel in its bonkers beauty.” – Kim Newman, Empire

“Freakish… sexy… and deeply, deeply disturbed.” – AintItCool.com

“Totally Freaky!” – Abel Ferrara

“A visual masterpiece.” – IonCinema

“Hypnotizing and assaulting.” – Fangoria

“With just two features and a handful of shorts, Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani have nailed down a unique recipe for meta-giallo.” – Film Comment

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