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Thomas Guillot

Thomas Guillot



SALVI QUANDO SCENDE LA NOTTE is conceived as a reprise of The Leopard — the Tomasi di Lampedusa novel — which compares the historical and contemporary situation of the island of Lampedusa with this novel about the end of a world – that of the Sicilian aristocracy, who are not so far from out dusty old Europe today. The play of transpositions and displacements is constantly redistributing the themes and putting them in new perspectives as they become invested and contaminated by the situation of the island, literally trying to build a bridge between the fable of The Leopard and the Sicilian island.

Daniel Dobbels, Madeleine Van Doren, François Bonenfant, João Pedro Rodrigues, Annalisa d'Ancona, Francesca del Volgo et Giacomo Sferlazzo du Colletivo Askavusa,Veronica Policardi, Costantino Barrata, Germano Garrato, Giuseppina Nicolini for their testimonies.
Federica Peyrolo, Laura Haby, Charlotte Bayer-Broc, Elsa Brès, Rajwa Thomé, Ivan Castiñeiras Gallego and the other companions of Alain Resnais' and Manoel de Oliveira's promotions. Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Perceval, Alejandra Riera, Erik Bullot, Marine Guyon, Barbara Pugelli, Sylvie Bobette-Levesque, Félix Rehm, Thibaut Gauthier.

Thomas Guillot was born in 1990 in Tours and graduated from the Université Paris 1 Sorbonne and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bourges. His projects, sorts of living and lived scenarios, exist in the form of constellations of film-documents, short notes, chosen fragments, archives, still images, a palace of memory, shared in a confidential way and picked up with new titles, a way of never completing what would appear to be wandering lines or lines of desire.