Innocence

Based on an obscure 19th-century symbolist novella by Frank Wedekind — the German dramatist whose cycle of "Lulu" plays served as the basis for G.W. Pabst's classic PANDORA'S BOX — Lucile Hadzihalilovic's haunting feature is an uncanny allegory of female adolescence. Like the dank, dark tunnels that run below the idyllic park in which it's set, there's...read more