Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

"Burning Hot Summer" official movie poster

This searing drama from French master Philippe Garrel (Regular Lovers) examines the once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frederic (Louis Garrel, the director’s son) and his movie-star wife Angele (Monica Bellucci) as it hits the rocks. When another young couple joins them on a Roman holiday, tensions and passions flare. Featuring a haunting score by the Velvet Underground’s John Cale.

Introduced by Ed Dimenberg, Professor of Film and Media Studies, University of California, Irvine.

Directed by Philippe Garrel
Not Rated, 95 minutes
French with English subtitles
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