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Other Side of the Underneath, The (Dual Format Edition) Other Side of the Underneath, The (Dual Format Edition)

Jane Arden's violent and powerful adaptation of her work with The Holocaust women's theatre troupe looks into the mind of a woman labelled schizophrenic and finds, not madness, but tortured sexual guilt created by the taboos of society. Jane Arden's violent and powerful adaptation of her work with The Holocaust women's theatre troupe looks into the mind of a woman labelled schizophrenic and finds, not madness, but tortured sexual guilt created by the taboos of society.
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Jane Arden's violent and powerful adaptation of her work with The Holocaust women's theatre troupe looks into the mind of a woman labelled schizophrenic and finds, not madness, but tortured sexual guilt created by the taboos of society. 'I don't know of anyone in cinema who has penetrated the psyche to the extent she has or evolved visual language of such richness and strength to convey what she has to say' (Molly Plowright, Glasgow Herald) Jane Arden's violent and powerful adaptation of her work with The Holocaust women's theatre troupe looks into the mind of a woman labelled schizophrenic and finds, not madness, but tortured sexual guilt created by the taboos of society. 'I don't know of anyone in cinema who has penetrated the psyche to the extent she has or evolved visual language of such richness and strength to convey what she has to say' (Molly Plowright, Glasgow Herald)

Extras

  • Brand new restoration
  • Extended sequences (33 minutes)
  • Filmed interviews with Sheila Allen (2008, 27 minutes) and Natasha Morgan (2007, 9 minutes)
  • Trailer for Anti-Clock (Jane Arden/Jack Bond, 1979, 3 minutes)
  • Fully illustrated booklet with essays by Susan Croft, Sophie Mayer, Amy Simmons, Penny Slinger; reviews, biographies and credits.

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SKU 5035673011430
Catalogue Number BFIB1143
Subtitle A film by Jane Arden
Year 1972
Director Arden, Jane
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries UK
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Colour
Subtitles English, optional for hearing-impaired
Running time 106 mins
DVD region All
Blu-ray region Free
Certificate 18

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