Laetitia Spigarelli

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FREEDOM OF BODY AND SOUL: TWO FILMS BY CECILIA BENGOLEA AND CHRISTELLE LHEUREUX

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

Two 2020 films I saw which were decidedly different from one another but shared a common element that made them exceptionally good and drove me to write a piece about them (in this series of impossible dialogues between films I am planning to do) were the dance/coreography documentary Shelly Belly Inna Real Life by Argentinian filmmaker, dancer and choreographer Cecilia Bengolea and 80,000 ans, a dreamlike split screen film by Christelle Lheureux.

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CANNES 2017: L’AMANT D’UN JOUR BY PHILIPPE GARREL

By Mónica Delgado

Garrel returns to his previous ghosts: variations on the topic of love, its transformation, but never its denial. Through a porous black and white, the French filmmaker applies all of his measured sentimentality and proposes an ambivalent character to remember, the one played by Louise Chevillote, showed in a kind of Nouvelle Vague-splendor.

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