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Under the Sun of Satan
Sous le soleil de Satan

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Juan

“Under the Sun of Satan” is an extraordinary film, a religious drama with a carnal ferocity. Whereas Bresson’s naturalistic religion condenses a vast force into an infinitesimal gesture, Pialat expands spiritual power to a large-scale struggle that bursts out in physical and emotional ...Read more

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Dominique

Bernanos + Pialat... so strong, so deep like "Diary of a Country Priest" (Bernanos+Bresson) or the opera "Dialogues des Carmelites" (Bernanos+Poulenc). I am not christian but I accept this kind of art when it's so interesting and beautiful.

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Richard

Movie in the spiritual tradition of Bergman and Bresson. Doesn't seem to interest contemporary filmmakers. Performances were really exceptional, especially Bonnaire's.

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Francoise

Painful to watch for me. Hard to follow such a dark story about sin, Satan and God. I cannot understand how this movie won the Golden Palm in Cannes.

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John

The cinematography was extraordinary. I couldn't follow the story.