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Water Drops On Burning Rocks Review


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Four people are in a room dancing, Charlie's Angels style, fingers pointed like shooting guns and booties shaking. Heads bob up and down in time with the pop and fizz funk of the German record playing in the background.

Styled like a music video, we cut back and forth between all four of them swinging in sync with the rhythm and performing their individual motions with campy grandeur. After three or four minutes of this highly amusing, sexually charged romp and stomp in the living room, the middle aged businessman (obviously the leader of the group) abruptly turns off the record. "All right, that's enough. Everybody to the bedroom!" The women rush offscreen, giggling and squealing.

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Here's the art house version of Caddyshack, also known as "the slob versus the snob." Legendary screen diva Charlotte Rampling and fresh young thing Ludivine Sagnier play an odd couple staying at a chateau in Southern France, with Rampling playing a prim and proper British novelist pitted against Sagnier's trashy teenager. French provocateur François Ozon previously used both actresses in earlier films, and seems to get a kick out of watching them hiss at each other.

The drawn out prologue reveals Sarah Morton (Rampling) to be uninspired, having written a slew of Ruth Rendell-style mystery novels. Her publisher (Charles Dance) suggests the chateau, and Morton spends her lazy afternoons drinking in this new space. Things all go snafu when the publisher's horny daughter Julie (Sagnier) arrives. Sarah finds herself having to clean up after her new roommate, and having to spend restless nights listening to Julie screw every man in Luberon.

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Water Drops on Burning Rocks Movie Review

Water Drops on Burning Rocks Movie Review

Four people are in a room dancing, Charlie's Angels style, fingers pointed like shooting guns...

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Swimming Pool Movie Review

Here's the art house version of Caddyshack, also known as "the slob versus the snob."...

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