Let the Corpses Tan (Laissez bronzer les cadavres) | Denver Film Society | Hélène Cattet | Bruno Forzani | France

Let the Corpses Tan

Laissez bronzer les cadavres

Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani

FrenchEnglish SubtitlesFrance201790 min

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Overview

With 500 pounds of stolen gold in their possession, Rhino and his gang have found the perfect hideout: a remote, abandoned outpost on the Mediterranean occupied by an artist (Elina Löwensohn of Schindler’s List and Simple Men) who seeks inspiration of the most outrageous kind. Enter two cops, among other surprise guests, to foil their plan, turning a sanctuary of bacchanalia into a gruesome battlefield.  

Cult directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani's follow-up to The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears pays unapologetically lurid yet sexy tribute to both Westerns and the pulp Italian thrillers of the 1970s. It’s an all-out assault on the senses, gorgeously captured on Super 16mm.


Sponsored by TV5 Monde, Alliance Francaise

Producer: Eve Commenge | Editor: Bernard Beets | Cinematographer: Manuel Dacosse | Screenwriter: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani
Cast: Elina Löwensohn, Stéphane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin, Michelangelo Marchese, Marc Barbé
Additional Countries: Belgium

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