Notice to night owls and insomniacs, A Bigger Splash by director Luca Guadagnino, to whom we owe Call Me by Your Name and Suspiria, among others, will be broadcast on July 13, at 1:45 a.m., on Arte. The opportunity to (re)discover this baroque remake of La Piscine, named after the painting by David Hockney.We find Marianne (Tilda Swinton), a world famous rock star, who retired for the summer on an Italian island. Objective: to rest with his companion, Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), in order to recover from a recent operation of the vocal cords. It was without counting on the arrival of her former lover, Harry (Ralph Fiennes), accompanied by Penelope (Dakota Johnson), a mysterious young woman who introduces herself as his daughter. With A Bigger Splash, Luca Guadagnino interprets the sensual thriller by Jacques Deray, while exploring major themes from his filmography, such as the question of buried desires, the beauty of natural settings and the solar nudity of bodies. A composition, magnified by a quartet of genius who simply bursts the screen. The film A Bigger Splash is to be (re) seen on July 13, at 1:45 a.m., on Arte, then on the channel’s website.
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