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Marguerite Duras: two Films on Voice & Image

24/02/2015 from 18:45 to 20:30

Marguerite Duras is known best as a pillar of modernist French writing. But she also made distinctive experimental films, notably India Song in 1975, in which she detaches a voiced text from image, an effect that makes for a prayerful, meditative mood. She uses the same process in these two Aurelia Steiner films, blending her words to the images photographed by Pierre Lhomme, casting incantatory spell, in which we experience a state of waking dream.

Aurélia Steiner (Vancouver) France | 1979 | b&w | 48 mins | dir. Marguerite Duras
Aurélia Steiner (Melbourne) France | 1979 | col | 27 mins | dir. Marguerite Duras

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