Friday, September 24, 2010

Tournée

Kiertue / På turné / On Tour. FR (c) 2010 [five companies]. D: Mathieu Amalric. With Mimi Le Meaux, Dirty Martini, Roky Roulette, Kitten on the Keys, Evie Lovelle, Julie Atlas Muz, Mathieu Amalric. 111 min. A Cinema Mondo print with Finnish / Swedish subtitles by Outi Kainulainen / Sylva Lönnberg. Viewed at Bio Rex (Helsinki Film Festival) 24 Sep 2010

Mathieu Amalric pays homage to John Cassavetes (The Killing of a Chinese Bookie) playing himself the sleazy manager who brings a troupe of gorgeous American burlesque queens to a tour of French seaside cities such as Le Havre and Rochefort. The authenticity is almost documentary.

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