Melodrama and ethics in François Ozon's Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes/Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)

@inproceedings{Handyside2007MelodramaAE,
  title={Melodrama and ethics in François Ozon's Gouttes d'eau sur pierres br{\^u}lantes/Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)},
  author={Fiona Jean Handyside},
  year={2007}
}
AbstractFrancois Ozon's third full-length feature film, Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brulantes/Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000), was based on a text written by the German film-maker Rainer Werner Fassbinder, well known for his interest in melodrama in the films of the Hollywood director Douglas Sirk. Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brulantes also imitated Fassbinder's filmic style and borrowed from his visual motifs. This article argues that, far from being merely a post-modern exercise in style… CONTINUE READING