Hors Satan

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Hors Satan

Hors Satan

Image courtesy of New Yorker Films

"Hors Satan" trailer

Hors Satan

(Bruno Dumont, 2011) 

Contemporary Screen

Films fresh from the international film festival circuit, area premieres, award winners, and recent audience favorites.... You'll find films you won't see anywhere else in central Ohio on the Contemporary Screen schedule.

Fri, June 21, 2013 7 PM
Sat, June 22, 2013 7 PM

“One of the top ten films of the year.”—Cahiers du Cinema

Suffused with elemental images—fire, sky, sea, land—Bruno Dumont’s mysterious, monumental parable concerns an unnamed drifter who seems to exist beyond good or evil. In the stark, desolate hinterlands near the Calais coast, this figure—does he suggest Jesus? Satan?—disturbs the balance in a seaside town with his miraculous powers and becomes the protector of an awkward young woman. An opaque spiritual allegory in a breathtaking setting, beautifully photographed in CinemaScope, Outside Satan recaptures the striking power of Dumont’s earliest works, Life of Jesus and L’humanité. Like all his best films, it is masterful in its form and tone and interested in both the sacred and the profane. (109 mins., 35mm)

Alberto Giacometti, Le chien (Dog), 1951 (cast 1959); Bronze; 17 ½ x 40 x 6 ¼ in.; Edition 8 of 8; Wexner Family Collection; Art © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY

Wexner Center members can now reserve their free tickets for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection. Tickets go on sale to the public on Mon, Aug 25.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Don't miss 2001: A Space Odyssey—screening in glorious 70mm as part of A Summer Abroad ‘14—on Thu–Fri, Aug 28–29.

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