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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Le Songe de Poliphile

Fortnight 2011, Short film, 10 minutes

Synopsis

Something of an inquiry inspired by this proposal of Sudir Karak’s: « India is the subconscious of the West. »The film traces the relations between sequences of human activities and mythological figures linked to man’s defense strategies against fear.

Director

Camille Henrot

Born in 1978. Known for her video and animation films mixing drawing, music and cinema archive images, she focuses on fascination for the otherness. Her works have been exposed namely at Palais de Tokyo, Musée d’Art Moderne, French Cinémathèque, Seoul Art Museum and Hara Museum in Tokyo.

Image
William O’ Callaghan, Camille Henrot

Sound
Joakim

Editing
Yann Chapotel

Music
Joakim

Production

Maharaja Films
56 Quai de Jemmapes
75010 Paris
cell : +33 6 08 94 88 73?
mathilde@maharajafilms.com

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