Aroview: Agent provocateur Peter Greenaway redefines new boundaries for his extreme taste, whether it be highly refined (production design, photography) or utterly dubious (graphic content). A play-within-a-film unfolds on a single, extravagantly adorned set, shifting between drama and 'reality' in explore the bizarre child martyrs of the 17th Century and other ills of noble society.
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4 stars (Very Good) A baby is born from a supposed virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place. A story of corruption in all levels of society - family, church and state. Sumptuous, heavily costumed, provocative and shocking.~GenXGirl