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A Woman’s Revenge
A carefully measured tale of a world-weary, cynical lothario who glides into a dalliance with a sex worker who, in turn, radically turns the tables through a riveting and excoriating testimonial.
Azevedo Gomes captured the decadent demimonde of 19th century Europe in her unexpected breakthrough film, a carefully measured adaptation of Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly’s tale of a world-weary, cynical lothario who glides into a dalliance with a sex worker who, in turn, radically turns the tables through a riveting and excoriating testimonial. Rita Durão delivers a smoldering performance of a woman who chooses her own incendiary destiny, burning every bridge with self-immolatory ... view more »
$10 - Regular Admission / $8 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard staff and Senior Citizens
Free for all Harvard students with a valid photo ID.
Discounts apply for Harvard Film Archive Members
Tickets available online or 30 minutes before showtime at the cinematheque on the lower level of the Carpenter Center.
Contact: (617) 496-3211
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.