The Passion of Darkly Noon
When your deepest desire becomes your worst nightmare...
After the death of his strictly religious parents, forlorn young Darkly gets lost in the woods. A truck driver, Jude, rescues the exhausted man, who has only a bible for comfort. He brings him to the house of Callie and Clay, two lovers who live in the forest. While Clay is away in the forest, beautiful Callie nurses Darkly back to health, and he develops an obsession with her that is totally contrary to his upbringing - a sexual obsession. When Clay returns home and Darkly sees the two lovers kiss, it is too much for him. Every night he hears them making love. Darkly's descent into madness has begun... An extremely dramatical and exciting ending!
Neither Jesus nor Satan can defeat Viggo Mortensen! Hallelujah! Unbelievable!
An emotive, effecting, beautiful, haunting film that isn't so much watched or understood as felt.
A tale of obsession, corruption and emotion. Of Ridley's three features to date, I can categorically say that this is him at his most crushing.