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Islands (2017)

Les îles (original title)
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Characters wander through an erotic maze of love and desire.

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Yann Gonzalez

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Yann Gonzalez
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Sarah-Megan Allouch ... Circé
Mathilde Mennetrier Mathilde Mennetrier ... La jeune fille
Alphonse Maîtrepierre Alphonse Maîtrepierre ... Le garçon
Romain Merle Romain Merle ... Le monstre
Thomas Ducasse Thomas Ducasse ... Nassim
Simon Thiébaut ... Simon
Alain Garcia Vergara Alain Garcia Vergara ... Un branleur (as Alain Garcia)
Félix Maritaud ... Un branleur
Pierre-Ange Carlotti Pierre-Ange Carlotti ... Un branleur
Roméo Husquin Roméo Husquin ... Un branleur
Valentin Langlais Valentin Langlais ... Un branleur
Henri-Pierre Lecluse Henri-Pierre Lecluse ... Un branleur
Mathis Porcel Mathis Porcel ... Un branleur
Nathan Tordjman Nathan Tordjman ... Un branleur
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A melancholy reflection on the power of desire, suspended between the dream and urgency of the flesh, in which attraction is also horror. A mysterious and retro-technical nightmare at Leos Carax, where the fiction is reality and only those who love can get out of it.

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Islands: Sexuality Explored
27 December 2019 | by Elijah_TSee all my reviews

Without context and knowing nothing of the makers' intentions, this film is an exploration of (passionate) sex, accepting the bizarre, and finding one's satisfaction. Some weird **** happens, yes, but it gets interesting from there. Just let the four song soundtrack take you in for a sensual ride.

Side Note: I really enjoyed seeing three actors (Simon Thiébaut, Thomas Ducasse, and Félix Maritaud) from Knife + Heart (2018) and am going to assume that they're either part of a guild/union or primarily do independent films.

Similar: In the Valley Below's The Pink Chateau (2019), which you should see live in theatres if they're ever near you. It's far less weird than this and arguably more sexual.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 August 2018 (France) See more »

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Ecce Films See more »
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1.37 : 1
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