Witches, actresses and cursed shoots collide in this psychedelic, split-screen nightmare.
Lux Æterna contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Béatrice Dalle, Abbey Lee
France 2019. 51min
Béatrice Dalle, the queen of New French Extremity, and Charlotte Gainsbourg play versions of themselves, sitting around on a set, telling each other stories about witches, cinema and the tediousness of filmmaking. Originally commissioned as an ad for Yves Saint Laurent, this is perhaps anti-advertising; less a horror film and more a split-screen psychedelic essay on coolness, hysteria and chaos.