Satin Rouge

Film/Video

Satin Rouge

Satin Rouge

Raja Amari, 2002

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.

Thu, Nov 7, 2002 7 PM
Fri, Nov 8, 2002 7 PM

"A delight from start to finish! Saturates the screen with humor, music and sex."--Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Press

From Tunisia, Satin Rouge recalls the exuberant emotions of such 1950s Hollywood melodramas as All That Heaven Allows.

Satin Rouge focuses on Lilia, a young widowed seamstress whose headstrong teenaged daughter leads her into an exotic nightclub netherworld of belly dancers and nighttime pleasure-seekers.

As she replaces matronly housedresses for flamboyant bar-girl garb, Lilia gradually emerges from her melancholy into life. "A handsomely produced and exhilarating romantic drama" (Variety). (2002; 91 mins.)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

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