Desirée

Desirée

Unknown - 1984
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Set in Brooklyn, New York this Dutch film is based on a true story that appeared in a New York newspaper in 1980. In this feature film, the main character Desirée lives in the past. A series of flashbacks expose us to her psychologically troubled childhood very much affected by a promiscuous mother. Her present life evolves around three people: her employer Mrs. Resnick, her lover Freddy, and Father Siego, leader of the church "The True Confessors." Desirée's relationship with each one of these characters is at the origin of her falling apart. Freddy is an insecure black man who finishes their love affair with a sad note, Father Siego is the leader of a rigid narrow-minded religious sect and Mrs. Resnick is a racist, prejudiced white woman who feels black people are inferior and incapable of living their own live. Rejected by all because of her pregnancy, Desirée blames her child as the source of evil. She is then possessed by evil and wants to exorcise it.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , ArtMattan Productions, , [1984]
Copyright Date: ©1984
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 33 min., 4 sec.)) : color and sound

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