House of Tolerance18
- Bertrand Bonello
- In French
- 126 mins
Selected for the official competition at Cannes 2011, House of Tolerance is directed by the award-winning Bertrand Bonello (The Pornographer and On War), and tells the story of the last days of a French brothel at the dawn of the 20th Century. In a closed world, where some men fall in love and others turn vicious, the girls form a strong bond, sharing their secrets, their fears, their joys and their pains.
Cast: Hafsia Herzi, Céline Sallette, Jasmine Trinca, Adèle Haenel
Subtitles: Full English
Last shown at Cornerhouse on Thu 23rd Feb 2012
Plush visuals and knife-edge drama. ****
The ultimate guilty pleasure.
Uninhibited and brilliant.