Beatrice (1987)






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Nobleman Francois de Cortemart (Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu) returns home after his daughter Beatrice (Julie Delpy) pays ransom to his British captors in this violent and disturbing historical drama. Disgusted over his foppish, effeminate son Arnaud (Nils Tavernier), Francois sets out to corrupt and degrade Beatrice. He brutally rapes her and defies the church by announcing his intent to marry his own daughter. Beatrice seeks to kill her father through witchcraft as she suffers from the sadistic … More

Rating: R
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Colo Tavernier O'Hagan
In Theaters:
Samuel Goldwyn Company


as Béatrice de Cortemar...

as François de Cortemar...

as Arnaud de Cortemart

as La mère de François

as Bertrand Lemartin

as The Priest

as The Wet Nurse
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128 minutes of slow-motion torture.

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Time Out
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New York Times
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Washington Post
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July 4, 2005

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