Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

White Epilepsy

  • Phillippe Grandrieux /
  • France /
  • 2012 /
  • 68 mins

Hélène Rocheteau, Jean-Nicolas Dafflon, Anja Röttgerkamp, Dominique Dupuy / Documentary / No

Extreme choreography.

Based on an installation piece, this new work by a brilliant film artist jettisons narrative to immerse the viewer in a strange world of pure movement and gesture. Two bodies, male and female, move with unnatural slowness in dim light, engaging in an inexplicable and monstrous dance that is neither a battle nor love-making. An intensely hypnotic and beautiful work at the limit of cinema.

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