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Harvest Moon: Louis Malle’s Black Moon (1975)

Until recently, Louis Malle’s Black Moon (1975) had been hard to find. Thankfully, Criterion released it this summer and I finally found my chance to watch it. It tells the tale of a pubescent girl trapped in a world torn by a literal battle of the sexes. Battalions of men and women are roving the landscape gunning each other down. It’s in this environment that the pubescent Lily escapes to the countryside. Upon discovering an autumnal home, her entire reality melts into a fantasy world. Continue reading


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