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Performance

1970

Performance Poster
  • Roeg is far more interested in texture and the stripping away of context than in separating the real from the unreal. The larger-than-life presences of Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, and James Fox add other complicated layers. It remains a disturbing film because we can't quite make sense of what we're seeing, either what's happening to the characters (does someone die at the end?) or how the movie itself was shot and produced (was everyone completely zonked on drugs at the time?)

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