156: Peau d'âne
JAN 16, 2022
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We delve into Jacques Demy’s weird, psychedelic fairy story ‘Peau d’âne’ (1970) and wonder about its many meanings. See links below.

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Jacques Demy (director), Agostino Pace (costume design), Gitt Magrini (costume realisation), Peau d’âne (1970): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066207/

Charles Perrault, ‘Donkey Skin’, from: Charles Perrault, ‘Old-Time Stories told by Master Charles Perrault’, translated by A. E. Johnson, New York: Dodd Mead and Company (1921): https://sites.pitt.edu/~dash/perrault11.html

Charles Perrault, ‘Contes des fees ...’ (1817): https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6214877h/f181.item and https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6214877h/f206.item

Célia Bellache, ‘Les costumes et décors de Peau d’Âne de Jacques Demy’, Florilèges (2 January 2021): https://florilegeswebjournal.com/2021/01/02/les-costumes-et-decors-de-peau-dane-de-jacques-demy/

Rodney Hill, ‘Donkey Skin (Peau d’âne)’, Film Quarterly, 59/2 (Winter 2005/2006): https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.59.2.40

Anne E. Duggan, ‘The Camping of “Donkey Skin”: Jacques Demy’s Cinematic Re-Vision of a Classic Tale’, in: Queer Enchantments: Gender Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy, Wayne State University Press (2013)

Natalie Olah, ‘Jim Leon’, Dazed (28 October 2012): https://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/14960/1/jim-leon

Videos relating to the filming of Peau d’âne: https://www.cinematheque.fr/zooms/demy/en/toutes_les_videos.php

Anna Biller: https://www.lifeofastar.com/index.html

Anna Biller (director and much else), ‘The Love Witch’ (2016): https://www.lifeofastar.com/lovewitch.html and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3908142/

Taking care of your Lederhosen: https://www.spieth-wensky.de/trachtentrends/lederhosenhandbuch/