The Blue Villa is a seedy bordello on a Mediterranean island where the villages are frightened by the ghost-like return of a young man, who mysteriously disappeared after the killing of a young Eurasian woman.
Dimitri de Clercq,
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In a desolate stretch of the Sahara, a mysterious car accident leaves a young woman lost and alone. Jake, a reclusive architect, finds her unconscious. He drives her to the nearest doctor, to discover that she's suffering from post-traumatic amnesia. Intoxicated by the woman's beauty, Jake claims to be her husband. He names her Kitty and takes her to his remote desert home to recuperate. As Kitty struggles to come to grips with who she is, Jake invents an elaborate life they can share - the life he has always yearned for. Little by little, Kitty begins to fall in love with him. But when shreds of her past begin to surface, Jake increasingly lives in fear of losing the love of his life.
Cinematically stunning, one of my favorite films of last year, highly recommended
Caught this beautiful film at FilmQuest last year and I'm so excited for it's US release soon!! The story is a lovely slow burn that unfolds with intriguing psychological twists and turns. The cinematography is some of the most stunning and innovative use of reflections I've ever seen. It's one of my favorite films of last year and highly recommend it to anyone who loves great film!
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