Film Review: The Baby of Mâcon (1993)


SYNOPSIS: In the 17th Century, encouraged by a naive and sadistic prince, a play is performed about a miraculous child exploited by both his sister and the church. Soon enough, the play becomes all too real, and rape, death and dismemberment follows as the events take on the appearance of an actual religious ritual. REVIEW: Directed by Peter Greenaway Starring: Julia Ormand, Ralph Fiennes, This cold, alienating and repetitive film starts with the ugliest woman … Continue reading

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