They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's bar. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy. The two women, played by Kristin Scott Thomas and Emmanuelle Seigner are well done in terms of the characters and the acting, but it is Peter Coyote who steals the show as the abominable Oscar. She reveled in dominating and humiliating him, seducing men in front of him. During the New year's Eve party, things come to a surprisingly real and personal closure, not in the least for Nigel.
The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. After meeting Mimi in the ship's bar, Nigel becomes entranced by her and later meets her husband and proceeds to learn his and wife's story. Having become paraplegic this way, Oscar had no choice but to let Mimi move in with him again and take care of him. His character in this film is the sort that actors can really get their teeth into, and Coyote bites down hard in this movie. I'm no fan of Hugh Grant, in fact I hate the man, but he's exactly the right casting choice for this movie and it's almost a shame that he went on to make lots of rubbish movies after it. Afterwards, he finds Fiona in the bar flirting with a young man. With echoes of his earlier film 'Knife in the Water', Bitter Moon is a story of lust, revenge, betrayal, dependency and most of all; love, wrapped tightly around a coil of taboos and sexual perversions.
Soon Oscar finds himself enslaved body and soul by her love, and continues to tell Nigel the details of this relationship in various stages over a number of visits to Oscar's cabin. The score was composed by. Invited by Mimi, Nigel, escaping from a bridge game, goes to meet her in her cabin, but it turns out she and Oscar have played a joke on him. When Oscar was desperate and wanted to die, she gave him a gun as a birthday present. After two years of parties and one-night stands, he drunkenly stepped in front of a vehicle.
Based on 33 reviews collected by , 64% of critics gave the film a positive review. Oscar insists to tell his unsettling life story to Nigel, who is too polite to refuse although its gore content, shamelessly explicit details and foul Yankee language rather disgust the well-bred Brit, yet becomes also fascinated. Nigel relates all to Fiona. While living in Paris for several years trying to be a writer, he becomes obsessed with a woman he met by chance on a bus. Oleh Dunia21 Synopsis British couple Fiona and Nigel Dobson are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. When Mimi became pregnant, he made her have an abortion, saying that he would be a terrible father. Later, Oscar narrates how they explored , , and.
Bitter Moon once again sees the master of the macabre, Roman Polanski, doing what he does best. She goes on to dance erotically with Mimi, cheered on by the other partygoers. The script is inspired by the novel , written by the French author. And we're not promised what are in our websites is available at the third parties. He complied, but started to explore sadistic fantasies at her expense, humiliating her in public. While not as good as some of Polanski's other works, Bitter Moon still stands out as a highlight of his filmography and is certainly a lot better than many people have reputed it to be.
Things come to a head at the party, when Fiona sees them dance together. . Singh , who is traveling with his little daughter Amrita Sophie Patel. Mimi shook hands with him, then pulled him out of his bed and left him hanging in his traction device. To his surprise, Mimi came to visit him in the hospital where he was recovering from minor injuries and a fractured femur. Nigel clumsily tries to woo Mimi, encouraged and coached by Oscar. But when she goes to a rock concert with Pablo, a friend of the family, he introduces Lulu to her first sexual experience.
Oscar claims the women have had sex together. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. With this movie, Polanski has obliterated the barriers of decency, and sometimes even makes you, the viewer, uncomfortable due to the goings on. Later Nigel meets her much older and disabled American husband Oscar , who is acerbic and cynical, having been jaded and a failure as a writer. The acting in the movie really is first rate and there isn't a weak link there, especially not within the four leads.
The themes on display are impressive, and in spite of the fact that it oversteps the mark on several occasions, Polanski's film always feels real and the lesson in the love that the film teaches is duly noted. If you find movie that should not be here please report them. They encounter a beautiful French woman, Mimi , and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's bar. Polanski's direction is excellent as usual and the gritty style mixed with the great director's edgy camera-work help to create a claustrophobic environment that allows Polanski to perfectly portray his characters' mindset. She warns Nigel not to stray too far, and that anything he can do, she can do better.
For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy. Later Oscar has a car accident, and Mimi returns to Paris to make sure he is condemned to a wheelchair for life, this time utterly dependent on her, no longer free to choose accepting her abuse, yet they get married. Meanwhile Fiona tires of waiting for Nigel during Oscar's story sessions and spends time with flirtatious Italian Dado. Title Bitter Moon Release Date September 2 nd, 1992 Genres Thriller, Drama, Romance Runtime 139 minutes Director Roman Polanski Writers Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach, John Brownjohn, Pascal Bruckner Production Companies Fine Line Features, R. Bored, he tried to break up, but Mimi begged him to let her live with him under any conditions. While the bodies of Oscar and Mimi are being stretchered off the ship, Fiona and Nigel, shaken, embrace each other. Singh encourages his little girl to comfort them.
All movie files are the property of their respective owners, please respect their copyrighted creations. Nigel Dobson is an English perfect gentleman, married to equally respectable Fiona. Nigel grabs his throat, but Oscar points a gun at him and he backs off. And that's the mark of someone that knows how to handle his audience! Nigel goes to Oscar, who continues his narration. Both are appalled by Oscar's exhibitionism, but Nigel is also fascinated by Mimi, who provokes him.