EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
Yan Tomaszewski

THE GOOD BREAST AND THE BAD BREAST

France / 2019 / Color / 22'
World Premiere

At the start, a striking news item: the voluntary destruction, following purchase at a hefty price, of a house by famous architect Richard Neutra in Palm Springs, a much sought-after holiday resort in Hollywood. An unusual event providing
Yan Tomaszewski with the subject matter for a unique inquiry. Taking as props the stage of a small inner theatre where di erent characters are summoned: the museum’s Curator, the Architect, the Kleinean Psychoanalyst or Artémis, in the midst of a rich gallery of protagonists. In this inquiry full of unexpected detours, all satire and fantasy, the good and the bad breasts announced by the title wage war against each other: psychoanalytical flow against dry and angular modernism, not to mention aesthetic bliss and the death drive. (C.N.)

Technical sheet

Original version: English. Subtitles: French. Image: Victor Zébo. Editing: Yan Tomaszewski, Benjamin Cataliotti. Sound: Yan Tomaszewski, Camille Michel. Casting : Kate Moran.

Production: Backyard Films, Yan Tomaszewski.

Director

Yan Tomaszewski - France

EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait

Synopsis

Cinema and television also have their own lumpenproletariat, so far away from sequins, mu ing the screen. Marwa Arsanios only chooses to keep amateurs and extras so she can turn them into...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
13.07.2019 - 10:45
La Baleine
14.07.2019 - 14:30
Variétés 5
15.07.2019 - 15:15
Variétés 2
Synopsis

A young woman is reading The Songs of Maldoror. But the reading is unsettling: the voice over is split and repeats itself; the voice of the reader is followed by a whispered, hushed voice: the same...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
13.07.2019 - 10:00
Vidéodrome 2
14.07.2019 - 11:30
MuCEM
15.07.2019 - 10:30
Théâtre de l’Œuvre
Synopsis

Alongside images, a text: poetic prose that punctuates a flow of images (of Provence, relatives, animals) that bit by bit form a network – remanences of the Algerian war that surface in the...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
13.07.2019 - 21:45
Théâtre de l’Œuvre
15.07.2019 - 11:00
Variétés 5
Synopsis

A sequence shot of the slightly slow-motion movement of hands massaging and caressing the surface, textured with scars like a zebra skin, of a vaguely anthropomorphic wax sculpture. For sound, we...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
11.07.2019 - 10:45
Variétés 2
13.07.2019 - 21:00
Vidéodrome 2
Synopsis

The Republic of Karelia is a region in Russia on the border with Finland. It’s home to the Pankrat’ev Family with their Shamanic legacy, devoted to communing with nature and holding on to...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
11.07.2019 - 21:45
Variétés 5
13.07.2019 - 12:45
Variétés 2
Synopsis

A shooting: the blocking, the settings, the resumptions. Antecâmara uses images captured by the camera in-between takes. Then a dialectic of the gaze, both determined and free, sets in between the...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
11.07.2019 - 10:00
Variétés 1
12.07.2019 - 17:00
La Baleine
13.07.2019 - 10:00
Variétés 5
Synopsis

Kain the Poet, the eloquent and loud-mouthed African-American and pioneer of hip-hop, reads accompanied by the experimental percussionist Lander Gyselinck. At the heart of his poem lies a cryptic...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
11.07.2019 - 12:00
MuCEM
12.07.2019 - 19:15
Variétés 5
13.07.2019 - 12:15
Variétés 1
Synopsis

A mother writes to her daughter, from one paradise to another: one is on holiday in the Mediterranean, the other is in a foster family in the Southern Hemisphere. On screen, shots of Italy alternate...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
10.07.2019 - 17:45
LETTER TO A DAUGTHER
11.07.2019 - 12:15
LETTER TO A DAUGTHER
12.07.2019 - 12:15
LETTER TO A DAUGTHER
Synopsis

At FID (2016) we discovered Je rey Dunn Rovinelli’s first film, the unsettling Empathy where we were invited to follow the enigmatic Em, a young sex worker, from New York to Los Angeles. Here Je...

En savoir +
EP – Histoire(s) de Portrait 2019*
12.07.2019 - 21:30
MuCEM
13.07.2019 - 21:45
Variétés 2
14.07.2019 - 20:00
Vidéodrome 2
Synopsis

To be sure, « chaos » names the cause, the sinister cause, of everything at stake here: war devastating Syria, a country and its people. « Chaos », however, is
also the name of its...

En savoir +
Official Selection 2019*
10.07.2019 - 10:00
La Baleine
11.07.2019 - 21:30
Variétés 1
14.07.2019 - 14:00
Variétés 5