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Haunted territories

Poème fantôme Laurence Olivier

Poème fantôme

In a strange and haunted setting, verses are lost, like an echo that nobody can seem to hear. The grainy, blurry images shot with the Super 8 camera and a soundtrack seeming to come from the far ends of the universe give the words of Laurence Olivier the feeling of some alien poem. As if the Other – ghosts or beings from another world – could also be transported by love and loss, by the impoverishment of the imagination and the transience of the material world. The invisible presence of ghosts seems to have found a witness here. (Programming Collective)

competition : Short and Medium-Length National Competition

Poème fantôme

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2021
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : French or English
  • Duration : 4 MIN
  • Cinematography : Laurence Olivier
  • Editing : Laurence Olivier
  • Production : Laurence Olivier
Filmography of Laurence Olivier :

L'hiver le plus doux (2018)

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