Staying Vertical
aka Rester vertical
First screened in October 2016
Director: Alain Guiraudie. Cast: Damien Bonnard, India Hair, Raphaël Thiéry, Christian Bouillette, Basile Meilleurat, Laure Calamy, Sébastien Novac, Baptiste Roques, Adrien Marsal, Tangi Belbeoc'h. Screenplay: Alain Guiraudie.

Twitter Capsule: Another study of abject desire, but entropic where Stranger by the Lake was demonically controlled. I feel mixed.

VOR:   Like many movies that set out to shock and provoke, the tactics of this one veer from cheap to earned, and the impression rather fleeting.

Photo © 2016 Les Films du Worso/Arte France Cinéma,
© 2017 Strand Releasing

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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