Black Venus Blu-Ray
Black Venus Blu-Ray
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Black Venus Blu-Ray

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Between Couscous, winner of three César Awards, and the Cannes triumph of Blue Is the Warmest Colour, Abdellatif Kechiche made Black Venus, a stark portrait of the life of Saartjie Baartman, also known as the ‘Hottentot Venus’.

Baartman was taken from South African home as a 21-year-old and shipped to Georgian London, where she would be caged and exhibited as a freak show. Presented semi-nude, her physique – especially her large buttocks – was the source of much curiosity. But as her ‘fame’ spread, so too did her exploitation…

Centred on a remarkable performance by Cuban actor Yahima Torres as Baartman, Black Venus provides a bleak but barbed exploration of sex, science, race, colonialism and social attitudes.
  • Actors: Yahima Torres, Andre Jacobs, Olivier Gourmet
  • CaseType: Blu-Ray Case
  • Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Format: Blu-Ray
  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Label: Arrow Video
  • Language: French, English
  • RegionCoding: Region B
  • Subtitles: English
  • Title: Black Venus
  • Type: Movie

  • SKU: 5027035019031