Original name: Cet obscur objet du désir
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita. What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.
surreal, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, cynical, clever, stylized, witty, semi serious, enigmatic ...
obsession, virginity, manipulation, surrealism, postmodernism, destructive relationship, maid, relationships, women, pornography, psychology, love and romance, runaway, humiliation, romance, sexualized violence, unfulfillment, police investigation, twists & turns, power relations, culture clash, dialogue, violence, brutality, assassination ...
20th century, 70s
europe, spain, paris france