Rivette X 2 film screening: Celine and Julie Go Boating
New Yorker Films
This magical tale recounts the adventures of librarian Julie (Dominique Labourier) and the flamboyant Celine (Juliet Berto), who acts as a kind of White Rabbit leading Julie through the Looking Glass into a world of imagination. With some memory-inducing candy, Celine and Julie plug into a bizarre drama in a mysterious house. They enter disguised as nurses and encounter two women in love with the same man. The widower promised his wife he would not remarry as long as their daughter was alive. As the competition in the triangle reaches a murderous level, the high-spirited heroines plot a daring rescue of the young victim.