Friday, March 26, 2010

Betty Blue

59th Academy Awards: Best Foreign Film Nominee
Betty Blue (37°2 le matin)
Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix

Plot: Zorg is a handyman working at in France, maintaining and looking after the bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. One day Betty walks into his life, a young woman who is as beautiful as she is wild and unpredictable. After a dispute with Zorg's boss they leave and Betty manages to get a job at a restaurant. She persuades Zorg to try and get one of his books published but it is rejected which makes Betty fly into a rage. Suddenly Betty's wild manners starts to get out of control. Zorg sees the woman he loves slowly going insane. Can his love prevail even if it comes to the worst? (Written by Mattias Pettersson)

Theme: Drama, Romance

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