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Outside Satan

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OUTSIDE SATAN Alexandra Lematre and David Dewaele
David Appleby

Outside Satan

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
109 minutes
Limited Release Date:
01/18/13
performer:
Christophe Bon, David Dewaele, Alexandra Lem tre
director:
Bruno Dumont
distributor:
New Yorker Films
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Devil of compassion? Angel of retribution? There’s no defining the drifter (David Dewaele) who passes through a remote French village, forming an equally inexplicable bond with an abused young woman (Alexandra Lematre) in the austerely wild, religiously amoral drama, Outside Satan, by Bruno Dumont (L’HumanitĂ©) set in untamed northern coastal France. Dumont’s rigorous, serious attention to the mysteries of good, evil, and faith rewards those willing to be confounded. B+

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