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Black Night

Overview

In a world overtaken by eternal darkness, the buttoned down entomologist abandons his phantoms to embrace the unknown. Oscar (Fabrice Rodriguez) is a conservator at the Natural Science Museum, and spends most of his days surrounded by bugs. When Oscar isn't tending to the tiny specimens that line his home and workplace, he can frequently be found reflecting on his childhood traumas in the psychiatrist's office. One day, Oscar returns home from work to find an African woman from the museum lying in his bed. From ...
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Overview

In a world overtaken by eternal darkness, the buttoned down entomologist abandons his phantoms to embrace the unknown. Oscar (Fabrice Rodriguez) is a conservator at the Natural Science Museum, and spends most of his days surrounded by bugs. When Oscar isn't tending to the tiny specimens that line his home and workplace, he can frequently be found reflecting on his childhood traumas in the psychiatrist's office. One day, Oscar returns home from work to find an African woman from the museum lying in his bed. From what Oscar can gather the woman is suffering from a mysterious ailment, and has come to his bed to die. Instinctively, the couple makes love as Oscar struggles to maintain himself in a mysterious gray zone between repulsion and desire. Soon thereafter, the woman begins to experience a disturbing transformation.
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Special Features

Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes; Interview with director; About Black Night; Short on "Spritual Exercises"
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 881190005897
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: Cult Epics
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Enhanced / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 98,509

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fabrice Rodriguez
Yves-Marina Gnahoua
Raymond Pradel
Marie Lecomte
Philippe Corbisier
Iris Debuschere
Raffa Chillah
Lucy David
Jean-Philippe Altenloh
Helena Ibragimova
Pietro Geranio
Francis Dony
Jo Rensonnet
Mweze Ngangura
Luc Neuheuys
Thierry Neuheuys
Technical Credits
Olivier Smolders Director, Editor, Original Story, Producer, Screenwriter
Anakrouze Score Composer
Philippe Bourgueil Editor
Louis-Philippe Capelle Cinematographer
Thierry DeHalleux Sound/Sound Designer
Michel DeKempeneer Producer
Vanessa Evrard Costumes/Costume Designer
Claude Haim Producer
Tom Heene Asst. Director
Kees Kasander Co-producer
Andre Klenes Score Composer
Gilles Laurent Sound/Sound Designer
Billy Lelieveld Art Director
Miam Monster Miam Score Composer
Henri Morelle Sound/Sound Designer
Quentin Smolders Special Effects
Eric Vereyden Art Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Black Night
1. Wolf [7:15]
2. Museum [6:41]
3. Home [5:40]
4. Secret [6:52]
5. Schoolgirl [6:11]
6. Spell [10:45]
7. Death [15:02]
8. Chrysalis [10:52]
9. Birth [4:55]
10. Leopard [6:33]
11. Sacrifice [5:12]
12. Butterflies [2:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Black Night
   Play Film
   Scene Selections
   Bonus Features
      Deleted Scenes 17"
      Behind the Scenes 11.40"
      Interview With the Director 7.30"
      About Black Night 7.43"
      Short on Spiritual Exercises 7"
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