Lucy en miroir

Raphaël Bassan

Experimental film | France | 16 mm | 1.37 | b&w/color | mono | 2004 | 45'  00"
100 €

Original language: Français Screening Copy: digital
During the opening credits of this medium-length film, a filmmaker states orally his program: to create a film-essay on the nature and ambiguity of feelings associated with an artistic project, both the subject and object of the film. Several voice-overs (those of the filmmaker-narrator and his actors) develop an existential and artistic tiered fiction: two women recall a common lover who lost touch with reality to pursue an artistic quest. Oral confrontation with the man revolves around a polymorphic exegesis of Godard's Contempt. Various interpretations address a different aspect of this cinematic classic in each sequence. This new commentary included in the film's genesis is just one of several themes. The central trunk of Lucy in the Mirror is also commented upon by various proposals in image (realistic or abstract) and sound (the music is omnipresent and creates a subtext that multiplies the essayist dimension of the project) until the filmmaker returns to his intentions: to provide some keys to his film.  


Director: Raphaël Bassan Cinematographer: Othello Vilgard Script: Raphaël Bassan Editor: Frédérique Devaux Original Music: Jeremy Chinour, Cyril Descans, Anthony Lerat Producer: Les Films Singuliers Co-producer: Raphaël Bassan Production Coordinator: Michel Poirier


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