Un Chant d'Amour

Un Chant d'Amour

Jean Genet’s one and only film, a distillation of his abiding obsessions. In neighbouring cells, two convicts daydream, masturbate and communicate through the walls, watched by a voyeuristic warden who fantasises alternately killing them or making love to them; in Genet’s hands, this claustrophobic premise explodes with tension and eroticism. An undoubted masterpiece.

Release details

Rated: No Rating
Duration: 26 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jean Genet
Cast: Java
André Reybaz
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