Water Drops on Burning Rocks Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Water Drops on Burning Rocks the Movie

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Director Ozon pays tribute to late German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder by resurrecting his unproduced play. In the '70s, 50-year-old businessman Leopold (Giraudeau) picks up 19-year-old Franz (Zidi), who winds up moving in, though the mismatched duo fight constantly. When Franz's former girlfriend, Anna (Sagnier), shows up, Leopold even begins seducing her. Then transexual Vera (Thomson), Leopold's ex-girlfriend, also comes back. And it's a very messy foursome, indeed. French with subtitles.

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Zeitgeist Films Ltd., 247 Centre St., New York, NY 10013, Phone: (212)274-1989, Toll-free: 800-509-0448, Fax: (212)274-1644, Email: orders@zeitgeistfilms.com, URL: http://www.zeitgeistfilms.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 82 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Gender Bending, Gays, Adapted from a Play, Period Piece: 1970s, Sex & Sexuality, Germany
Screenplay
Francois Ozon
Cast
Bernard Giraudeau, Anna Thomson, Malik Zidi, Ludivine Sagnier
Cinematography
Jeanne Lapoirie
Director
Francois Ozon

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