BENEDICT SINISTER

Cinema of Morbid Love

I’ve got my period,” she says

In the carriage to the boarding house.

“It doesn’t matter.” He wets his fingers

And puts them in his mouth.

 

Ai no corrida

Breathless

Caligula

Reckless

Bad Timing

Lolita

Dogs in Space

La dolce vita

 

They kissed in the garden, and now

She lies naked before him.

He attempts to seduce her

Into committing a mortal sin.

 

L’Innocente

The World of Apu

Torch Song Trilogy

Je t’aime, moi non plus

Lady from Shanghai

Mahler

L’important c’est d’aimer

The Night Porter

 

She asks him to wash her feet.

She replies “noblesse oblige” and smiles.

She says he has made her love him.

He tells her to cut her fingernails.

 

Last Tango in Paris

Public Virtues, Private Vices

Tales of Ordinary Madness

Funeral Parade of Roses

Hiroshima mon amour

Cry and Cry Again

The Crucified Lovers

The Rider on the Rain

 

She agrees to call on him again.

He has something for them to take.

They do what they have to do to end it.

In the morning, she finds that she’s awake.

 

Nine and a Half Weeks

Le mepris

Ju Dou

Sid and Nancy

Possession

Blade Runner

Badlands

Mishima