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Isabella Morra - Film de Isabel Pagliai

Isabella Morra

image de l'oeuvre Isabella Morra de Isabel Pagliai

De Isabel Pagliai, film 2015, 22min

  • 2015 - Exhibition Panorama 17 au Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing de Tourcoing (FR)

“It is early. Still very early. Stop acting as if you’re an owl, Isabelle. Let us sleep, and get back to sleep. We’re not interested in your dreams and your poetry.”

Between the wild stories of Adriana, a modern little girl, and the poetry of Isabelle, accused of treason by her brothers in the 16th century,what is the connection? Between the literary text by André Pieyre de Mandiargues and the prerecorded worlds of love on a modern automatic doll, what possible, fantasised echoes can there be?

Here, Adriana is telling a story, Camille grumbling and Océane, in who knows what boredom, is trying to get her doll to speak its never-ending discourse. The trace of a programme or, on the contrary, the hope of a possible emancipation.

This film, freely inspired by André Pieyre de Mandiargues’ play Isabella Morra, came out of a shoot with children on a housing estate in the upper reaches of Boulogne-sur-Mer. Through material made up of everyday activities and portraits of children in their spontaneous theatricality, a play of resonances is established with the world of the text.

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