Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

The last real earthquake to hit cinema was Blue Velvet. There is much of what noir does best in here: Kyle MacLachlan’s Jeffrey Beaumont slips past the safety rails and hops right into a raging maelstrom of guilt and evil as blithely as any noir protagonist ever did; and Dennis Hopper’s Frank Booth is just the necessary incarnation of nightmare that Steve Cochrane was in Arthur Ripley’s The Chase (1946), the most surrealism-propelled crime film ever to sleepwalk out of the Dark City. But perhaps it is Isabella Rossellini’s femme fatale Dorothy Vallens that is Blue Velvet’s greatest gift to posterity. There is something sharply porno-entomological, something of the implacable godless terror with which insects mate and devour, and something terrifyingly true in the bearing of this bravely performed character. Nuns at Rossellini’s old high school in Rome held a series of special masses for her redemption after the release of this film –still a hilarious, red-hot poker to the brain after twenty years. GM (3/1/06)

Section: Clásicos Restaurados
Thursday 16 - 22 h
ArteMultiplex Belgrano Room: 3
Tickets sold out

Saturday 18 - 21 h
ArteMultiplex Belgrano Room: 3
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Friday 24 - 12:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
Tickets sold out

Saturday 25 - 21:35 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
Tickets sold out

English title: Blue Velvet
Year: 1986
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 120
Seconds: 0


D, G: David Lynch  

F: Frederick Elmes  

E: Duwayne Dunham  

DA: Patricia Norris

S: Alan Splet  

M: Angelo Badalamenti  

PE: Richard Roth  

CP: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group  


Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Hope Lange


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