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Derailed (extrait de « Phoenix Tape »)

Fortnight 2000, Short film, 5mn30


The film confronts its protagonist and the viewer with a dark and dream-like imagery of locomotives under steam and moving machine parts. Commissionned by the Museum of Modern Art of Oxford, it is made of edited excerpts from Hitchcock’s films.


Christoph Girardet

He lives and works in Germany. He made films and video installations shown in many museums.

Matthias Müller

Born in 1961, Matthias Müller studied Arts and German literature from 1980 to 1987. Filmmaker, video artist, photographer and independent curator, his films and videos have taken part in major film festivals worldwide, such as the festivals of Cannes, Venice, Berlin and Rotterdam… In 1994, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, dedicated a retrospective to him. Honoured with more than 40 awards worldwide, his work is part of the collections of institutions like the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona.

Contact : Matthias Müller, Tél. / Fax : (49 521) 178 367

Title in Original Version : Programmation En avant !