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69th Venice International Film Festival

Director: Alberto Barbera

29th August > 8th September 2012

Venezia 69

PASSION - BRIAN DE PALMA
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Synopsis
An erotic thriller in the tradition of Dressed to Kill and Basic Instinct, Brian De Palma’s Passion tells the story of a deadly power struggle between two women in the dog-eat-dog world of international business. Christine possesses the natural elegance and casual ease associated with one who has a healthy relationship with money and power. Innocent, lovely and easily exploited, her admiring protegée Isabelle is full of cuttingedge ideas that Christine has no qualms about stealing. They’re on the same team, after all... Christine takes pleasure in exercising control over the younger woman, leading her one step at a time ever deeper into a game of seduction and manipulation, dominance and humiliation. But when Isabelle falls into bed with one of Christine’s lovers, war breaks out. On the night of the murder, Isabelle is at the ballet, while Christine receives an invitation to seduction. From whom? Christine loves surprises. Naked she goes to meet the mystery lover waiting in her bedroom...

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7 September 19:30 - Sala Grande 7 September 20:00 - PalaBiennale VENEZIA 69 Passion by Brian De Palma - France, Germany, 94'
language: English - s/t Italian
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