Bitter Moon

Bitter Moon

Bitter Moon

  After seven years of the marriage of Nigel (Hugh Grant) and Fiona (Kristin Scott Thomas) has become dull and boring. To freshen up the relationship again, take the two on a cruise in the direction of Istanbul. On the ship to learn the buttoned-up Englishman about a strange couple – the beautiful but unhappy Frenchwoman Mimi (Emmanuelle Seigner) and her husband Oscar (Peter Coyote), an unsuccessful writer who sits in a wheelchair since an accident. The paraplegia immediately feel that Nigel met is interested in Mimi, so he begins to tell of his relationship with that: first, it was love at first sight, as Mimi, and Oscar himself, but as time crept boredom and weariness of one, so that Oscar plunged into new scandals. Is backward paralyzed after a traffic accident, by the Academy of the hip, but it is dependent on Mimi – a condition that the relationship is not good, because since then characterize the relationship power struggles and mutual humiliations. Initially, only viewers, eventually, Nigel and Fiona more and more into the power games of the couple involved …

With Bitter Moon returns in 1933, director Roman Polanski was born in Poland again on the subject of his first feature film Knife in the Water / Nóż w back wodzie, the destructive and destructive power of love. Suffered very little at the critics, is his 1992 film arising probably the most underrated films of the nineties and the blunt analysis of dominance and submission of a fou characterized Amour.

(Joachim Kurz)

Title: Bitter Moon Country of production: France, Great Britain Year of production: 1992 Length: 134 (Min)

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