THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY

Peter Strickland

United Kingdom 106 min. min Fiction

Synopsis

Cynthia and Evelyn love each other. Day after day the couple act out a simple ritual that ends in Evelyn’s punishment, but Cynthia yearns for a more conventional relationship.

Evelyn’s obsession quickly becomes an addiction that pushes their relationship to breaking point. The Duke of Burgundy is a dark melodrama from Peter Strickland, the multi-award winning writer and director of Berberian Sound Studio and Katalin Varga.

Director

Peter Strickland

(United Kingdom, 1973) Together with David MacKenzie and Ben Wheatley, he’s one of the most remarkable British directors. His second feature film, Berberian Sound Studio, won 17 international awards. His last feature, In Fabric, has been awarded in Mar del Plata, Les Arcs and Austin.

Filmography: In Fabric (2018), The Duke of Burgundy (2014, D’A 2015), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), Katalin Varga (2009), A Metaphysical Education (curt, 2004), Bubblegum (curt, 1996)

Peter Strickland

Film information

Int. title: The Duke of Burgundy
Director: Peter Strickland
Script: Peter Strickland
Contact: Protagonist Pictures
With: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D’Anna, Eugenia Caruso
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Length: 106 min. min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2015