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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’Humanité) 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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