We’re back! Episode 5 of Trash Twins! In this episode, Katie and Sarah discuss the New French Extremity movement through the three films: In My Skin(2002), Martyrs(2008), and Trouble Every Day(2001).
00:00 - 10:38 - Katie and Sarah go over some of the overarching themes of the New French Extremity as a whole. Katie references a book: Brutal Intimacy(Wesleyan Film) by Tim Palmer. Also worth checking out is the essential lecture on the topic by Alex West (of the wonderful Faculty of Horror podcast): Quelle Horreur! The Films of New French Extremity
for the Black Museum lecture series.
10:38 - 29:43 - The conversation continues into the film In My Skin(2002), written by, directed by and starring Marina De Van.
29:43 - 56:20 - In this section, the twins discuss Martyrs(2008), directed by Pascal Laugier, starring: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Isabelle Chasse, Juliette Gosselin, and Xavier Dolan.
56:20 - 1:25:00 The twins close with a discussion of the Claire Denis directed film Trouble Every Day(2001), starring: Vincent Gallo, Béatrice Dalle, Tricia Vessey, and Alex Descas.
1:25:00 - 1:34:57 Closing thoughts.
Also Sarah calls August Underground, August Moon for some reason.
INTRO: Tindersticks - "Houses"
Outro: Scene from Trouble Every Day
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