Tag Archives: House of Tolerance

JDIFF 2013 Review – Call Girl

Troubled teen Iris (Sofia Karemyr) is placed in a juvenile home, but it is not long before she falls in with Dagmar Glans (Pernilla August), a Madam, and finds herself at the centre of a political and sex scandal that could derail the upcoming Swedish election. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Confession of a Child of the Century

Octave (Peter Doherty) is the product of his times; born into a generation at the turn of the century that has nothing to fight for, he turns himself to the pursuit of the idle rich; debauchery. When his father dies, however, Octave meets Brigitte (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and vows to be a better man. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – House of Tolerance (L’Apollonide: Souvenirs de la Maison Close)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT FILMORIA

Paris, 1899. L’Appolonide – a high class brothel or House of Tolerence – is entering it’s final days. La Belle Epoque is coming to an end, and the Madam of the House is being squeezed for more money from the landlord. The film follows the demise of this beautiful house of pleasures through the eyes of the prostitutes who live there. Continue reading

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