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U.S., 1996
Directed by Yvonne Rainer
With Joanna Merlin, Kathleen Chalfant
Approx. 113 min. DCP.

"MURDER AND MURDER is a middle-aged love story between Mildred, a life-long lesbian, and Doris, who is in love with a woman for the first time. An unflinching meditation on female aging, lesbian sexuality and breast cancer in a culture that glorifies youth and heterosexual romance." – Kino Lorber


“A vivid collage of reality and fiction, an intermittently thought-provoking blend of visuals and sounds that shuns the conventions of narrative cinema, inviting viewers to participate in academic and stylistic exercises in response to sociopolitical issues. Through irony, slapstick, visual metaphors, literary quotations and running commentary, Rainer’s characteristic montage of formal devices deconstructs some challenging ideas.”

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