8½ Women
First screened in November 2002 / Most recently screened in February 2020
Director: Peter Greenaway. Cast: John Standing, Matthew Delamere, Polly Walker, Vivian Wu, Annie Shizuka Inoh, Toni Collette, Amanda Plummer, Kirina Mano, Barbara Sarafian, Natacha Amal, Mana Fujiwara, Elizabeth Berrington, Claire Johnston. Screenplay: Peter Greenaway.

Twitter Capsule: Nerviest thread about father-son erotics gets most sidelined by disorganized series of fetishes, provocations. Odd mess.

VOR:   Then as now, feels like Greenaway's pivot into self-repetition and stalled narrative instincts, but this doesn't make it un-risky or uninteresting.

Photo © 1999 Kasander & Wigman Productions/Woodline Productions/Movie
Masters/Delux Productions/Continent Film GmbH, © 2000 Lions Gate Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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