Title

'You Want to Torture Zora?' Olivier Assayas's Demonlover as Critique.

Document Type

Article

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Published by Intellect in New Cinemas Journal of Contemporary Film , Volume 3, Issue 1, April 2005, Pages 55-66

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Abstract

Demonlover represents Olivier Assayas's attempt to find the appropriate filmic structure and themes to depict the complexity of the present intensive form of global consumer capitalism. He uses a structure which plays with genre expectations and borders on incoherence in order to capture a sense of the social totality and its psycho-sexual investments.