the notorious bettie page

Mary Harron, 91 mins, USA, 2005, Color/B&W, 35mm. Courtesy: Dendy Films
image from the notorious bettie page
The Notorious Bettie Page
Mary Harron fixes her gaze on the figure of fifties pin-up queen Bettie Page (a bodacious Gretchen Mol), following her from Nashville to New York; from modelling, to nude photography, to posing for sado-masochistic fetish pictures.

In keeping with its subject, The Notorious Bettie Page is principally a work of gorgeous surfaces; with a lightness of touch, it offers moments of delectable visual beauty and joie de vivre - not least of which are provided by Mol posing with convincing enthusiasm.

Dates   Fri 20 Oct 2006, 7pm
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