Blue film on chat

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Beautifully shot and austerely told, the film exposes the dangers of lust and the harrowing pain of guilt, examining the boundaries between love and obsession.You know, really the thing that made this film exist is the producer, Paul Bronco, who said, “Stop writing and make a film.” Okay, he was right.Let’s stop this thing with Stendhal and just shoot something, but I didn’t know it would be this film.This book, I had read it a long time ago and I remembered I was really struck by it, especially the opening, the first page, which is very sensual, very raw, and just this miracle of the chemistry that can happen between two bodies and two people.

When Mathieu Amalric is on screen, it’s impossible to take your eyes off him.This year alone, we’ve seen him in Polanski’s Venus in Fur, Desplechin’s Jimmy P, Anderson’s Grand Budapest follows Julien and Esther, an adulterous man and a married woman whose torrid affair takes place in the blue room of a country hotel.Possessed by her love for him and her belief that he shares her plans for a future together, her desire turns to madness, as his life slowly becomes unraveled in her wake.Reading it again, I remembered how Simenon is great at creating the atmosphere with smells, sounds, notation on lights, gestures, just the bee on the belly or the sound of summer with the terrance outside and a laugh or the train–the little things like that.Those things made me think you could really do something with his words in a movie.Was this a story you’d been attached to for a while and what about it were you attracted to?

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