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Black Moon


Time Out says

Malle's weird surrealist fantasy updates Alice in Wonderland into a future society where men and women are engaged in deadly combat, seemingly coexistent with an alternative comradeship of talking rats and enchanted unicorns. Malle offers no explanation for his heroine's visionary odyssey through a world in which all history runs parallel with all realities. Yet a logic is there, even if its reference point is jabberwocky. A black moon, in astrological terms, refers to the time of chaos that preludes some cataclysmic change. And like Malle's other films around this time, Black Moon hopefully posits a social revolution in which such outmoded concepts as innocence and sin will appear in new guises.

Release Details

  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Louis Malle
  • Screenwriter:Louis Malle, Ghislain Uhry, Joyce Bunuel
  • Cast:
    • Cathryn Harrison
    • Thérèse Giehse
    • Alexandra Stewart
    • Joe Dallesandro
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