Foreign Film: Berberian Sound Studio
08/15/2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
$8/$6 Brooks members + students with valid I.D. map
In this psychological thriller set in an Italian horror film
studio, Guilderoy, a mild-mannered British sound engineer, arrives in circa-1976
Rome to work on the post-synchronized soundtrack to The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder inside an
all-girl riding academy. But as Gilderoy begins to work on this
unexpectedly terrifying project, it’s his own mind that holds the real horrors.
As the line between film and reality blurs, is Gilderoy working on a film – or
According to New York
Times film critic Nicolas Rapold, “Berberian
Sound Studio is about the space around the story, and what we really
witness and feel is Gilderoy’s strange trip rather than The Equestrian Vortex. Between production fiascos and letters from
dear old mum, Mr. Strickland bridges scenes with sounds, shadowy pans or
blackouts instead of hard cuts. The effect is one of drifting through the
unquiet corridors of Gilderoy’s mind.” With Toby Jones (The Hunger Games, Tinker
Tailor Soldier Spy, Infamous) in the lead role.
Director: Peter Strickland | U.K. | 2012 | 88 minutes
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