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Mick Jagger returns to screen in The Burnt Orange Heresy, an art-world thriller that’s more minor work than masterpiece – ABC News

An ambitious art critic makes a deal with the devil in this high-end adaptation of the novel.

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The first things we hear in Giuseppe Capotondi’s unsettling art-world thriller are the heavy strains of a Handel aria filling a hallway, rising up, rich and majestic until the record skips, the operatic vibrato glitches, and the vinyl crushes into silence.
This opening sequence acts as a painful metaphor for the career of art critic James Figueras (Claes Bang) he’s plunged from “boy wonder” of the establishment to cash-strapped fringe dweller, making loose change off lecturing tourists in Europ…

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