Mammame is a 1986 French dance film directed by Chilean filmmaker Raúl Ruiz based on French choreographer Jean-Claude Gallotta's modern ballet of the same name.[1] Critic Jonathan Rosenbaum argued that it "rivals The Red Shoes as the most intoxicating dance film ever made".[2]

Film poster
Directed byRaúl Ruiz
Music bySerge Houppin
Henry Torgue
CinematographyAcácio de Almeida
Edited byMartine Bouquin
Release date
  • 1986 (1986)
Running time
65 minutes


  1. "Film: 'Mammame,' Tribe of Dancers". NY Times. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  2. "Mammame (France, 1985)". Rouge. Retrieved 21 August 2018.

Further reading

Jordán González, Laura; Lema Habash, Nicolas (2016). "Dismembering Body and Voice: Raúl Ruiz's Mammame and the Critique of Cinematic Dualism". Retrieved 5 June 2019.

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