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10 Ratings

The Touch


Directed by Amanzhol Aituarov
Soviet Union, 1989
Drama, Fantasy, Avant-Garde


On her way to the Promised Land, a blind girl meets a gangster and they fall in love. Their love makes a miracle: the girl regains her sight. This romantic story ends tragically.

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The Touch Directed by Amanzhol Aituarov

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film The Touch

    "I'll enter the world of the monochrome and experience death. Then I enter the world of color and experience life back and forth. What I'm doing is drifting between the two." -Nobuyoshi Araki, photographer of kink, cats and suiscapes. Differently from Varda's Cléo and her promised descent to the netherworld preceded by a brief moment of color, Aituarov's film weaves moments in tighter, archaic, fantastic braids, as

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