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MISS JULIE

Director : LIV ULLMANN

Status: Completed

Synopsis

A country estate in Ireland in the 1880s. Over the course of one midsummer night, in an atmosphere of wild revelry and loosened social constraints, Miss Julie and John, her father’svalet, dance and drink, charm and manipulate each other. She, all hauteur longing for abasement; he, polishedbut coarse – united in mutual loathing and attraction.

By turns seductive and bullying, savage and tender, their intimacy leads to desperate plans andvision of a life together…Unsure if the morning brings hope or hopelessness, Julie and John find their escape in a final actas sublime and horrific as anything in Greek tragedy.

Miss Julie depicts a fierce battle for power and dominance, enacted through a cruel and compulsivegame of seduction and repulsion.