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Available for rent

41'

France, 2008

Production : La Vie est belle Films

Programmed by Jérémie Jorrand

Without dialogue


Music



Synopsis


Portraits of people taken in a same space: space of listening, space of black & white. In this space can go together the fantasies of the model and the filmmaker.

Tënk's opinion


Despite how obvious the subject seems, Shanti Masud gives it a go… through film, she shows what it’s like to listen to a song. To do this, she chooses to use almost-sequence-shots, with one person or several listening to or performing a song for three minutes – more or less the duration of one film reel. It’s all very simple, and we get caught up in it – by the song, first of all, but also by the expression of the person listening, by their face and their body. It’s very intimate, watching the eyes gazing into the distance, or the bodies in a solitary dance. We recognise ourselves, we see ourselves mirrored in these young people. We lose ourselves in the songs – they move us, they’re part of us, they keep us going and console us when things aren’t going right… Things can get ugly, but we have the music.

 

 

 

Jérémie Jorrand
Tënk's Editorial and programming Director

 

 

 

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