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Intimacy (Movie)

2 Ratings: 3.0
Art House & International and Drama movie directed by Patrice Chéreau

Jay (Mark Rylance) and Claire (Kerry Fox) meet for sex every Wednesday in Jay's unfurnished London flat. Photographed in a ghostly light, the two grapple silently; their lovemaking is more about hunger and release than pleasure. The director Patrice … see full wiki

Director: Patrice Chéreau
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Intimacy (Movie)
review by . January 17, 2006
Intimacy isn't about titillation or tanned toned Hollywood studs and babes having perfectly choreographed sex in beautiful lighting while poor piano music plays. Instead it's about an ordinary pair of people seeking solace in a purely physical relationship. Both are empty individuals and briefly find something to fire them in their weekly sexual meetings. Nothing is said but there is a purity of understanding.    The relationship, and the film, only falters when the film moves …
review by . August 03, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Patrice Chereau is a unique director - he understands film as well as opera staging and goes for the edgy despite what the critics disclaim. INTIMACY is a bizarre story that appears more like an extended dark dream than it does a study of people in their waking hours. Note that most of the story takes place in shadows, and for very good reason. Jay (Mark Rylance) is a divorced man who quite by mistake discovers Claire (Kerry Fox) when he happens into a raunchy little theater - Claire is playing …
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