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10 - 30 July 2019: The Intruder

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The Intruder
Claire Denis, 2004, 121 min, 15, 35mm
French with English subtitles

"Perhaps Denis' most ambitious film, L’intrus is offered as a response to contemporary philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy’s book of the same name whose reflection on belonging and otherness was prompted by the author's recent heart transplant. While Nancy examines the experience of a corporeal intrusion by a stranger, Denis' film responds by juxtaposing north and south, reality and fantasy, female and male, violence and reverie in an elliptical story about a man wandering the globe in search of a replacement heart and the young man who may be his unacknowledged son." – Harvard Film Archive


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