John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

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MITOS EN MOVIMIENTO: UNA ENTREVISTA CON JULIEN FARAUT

Por Alonso Aguilar

Intercalando movimientos corporales agudos e intensas tomas dramáticas, el cineasta francés Julien Faraut ha rediseñado el formato de los documentales deportivos en adaptación de sus propios intereses. Para él, los temas de sus películas no están solo en la destreza incomparable y los triunfos impensables, sino más bien en el reflejo de la propia iconografía deportiva. Personajes que vemos a través de la lente del tiempo cinematográfico.

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MYTHS IN MOTION: AN INTERVIEW WITH JULIEN FARAUT

By Alonso Aguilar

Intercutting between sharp body movements and intense dramatic sights, French filmmaker Julien Faraut has retooled the sports documentary format to fit his own pursuits. For him, the subjects of his films aren’t just about their unmatched prowess and unthinkable triumphs, but more so a reflection of their own iconography. We see them through the lens of cinematic time. Their actions are repurposed, reframed and recontextualized, while their narratives leave behind the restrictive realms of representation in favor of the limitless possibilities of true expression.

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