Peter Strickland – The Duke of Burgundy (2014)


Synopsis: A woman who studies butterflies and moths tests the limits of her relationship with her lover.

“This is voyeurism of a brilliant, deeply refined order. If the MPAA had a shot at rating Strickland’s fantasy, they would try to condemn it without being able to explain why.” – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Burgundy is a keen pastiche of 1970s Euro-sleaze and high art, and looks amazing on the big screen, calmly florid, precise yet bonkers, bristling with detail. It’s preposterous, delirious and delicious.” – Ray Pride, New City

“Stylistically, The Duke of Burgundy is an aesthete’s dream – meticulously refined, delicate as a fritillary’s wing.” – Jonathan Romney, Observer UK Continue reading