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Raymond Pradel in Black Night

Black Night

2005 NR

Museum entomologist Oscar (Fabrice Rodriguez) meticulously catalogs dead insects, all the while trying to make sense of his traumatic childhood in this surreal exploration of transformation from critically acclaimed Belgian filmmaker Olivier Smolders. Rich with intriguing images, the story follows Oscar's work, his therapy and his relationship with a dying African woman who mysteriously appears in his bed and undergoes a surprising metamorphosis.