A Dream Longer Than the Night (1976)

12/08/1976 (FR) Fantasy 1h 15m
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"In this heady, phantasmagoric fairy tale, a young girl comes face to face with a friendly dragon and a magnanimous witch. Upon the witch granting the girl’s wish to become a young woman, this surrealist chronicle follows the precocious Camélia on a series of quests in pursuit of love. Niki de Saint Phalle’s sophomore film revels in the sexual decadence that defined the 1970s zeitgeist, showcasing scenes of debauched harems and totemic worship of phallic sculptures. An astounding piece of directorial bravery, UN RÊVE PLUS LONG QUE LA NUIT confirms Saint Phalle’s wicked yet earnest pleasure in excavating the underlying perversions at play within the romantic quiet of fairy tales." - Anthology Film Archives

  1. Niki de Saint Phalle

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Laura Duke Condominas

    Camélia

  2. Laurence Bourqui

    Camélia (jeune fille)

  3. Laurent Condomidas

    L'homme noir

  4. Niki de Saint Phalle

    Niki de Saint Phalle

    La Madame, la mère

  5. Jean Tinguely

    Le general rose

  6. Marina Karella

    La sorcière

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A Dream Longer Than the Night

Original Title Un rêve plus long que la nuit

Status Released

Original Language French

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79

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