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“I discovered that the idea of music I’d had in mind, of going to shows and seeing people on stage playing music for an hour or two – it was just very wrong. If you go back to ancient times, music was never on stage, there was never that divide between performer and spectator. In a lot of the cultures I went and researched, that’s still the case, and I became obsessed with the purity of that… Read more
“I discovered that the idea of music I’d had in mind, of going to shows and seeing people on stage playing music for an hour or two – it was just very wrong. If you go back to ancient times, music was never on stage, there was never that divide between performer and spectator. In a lot of the cultures I went and researched, that’s still the case, and I became obsessed with the purity of that idea; exploring a a culture through music, particularly these cultures where music was all about community. I made the films in the same spirit – very improvised, very DIY, just my little camera and my backpack – but the focus was totally different.” Read less
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Cinematographer

  • Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

    Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

  • Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

    Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

  • Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

    Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

  • Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

    Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

  • Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

    Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

  • Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

    Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

  • Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

    Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

  • Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

    Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

  • Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

    Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

  • Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

    Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

  • Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

    Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

  • Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    +11
    more films
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Director

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Producer

  • Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

    Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

  • Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

    Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

  • Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

    Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

  • Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

    Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

  • Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

    Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

  • Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

    Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

  • Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

    Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

  • Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

    Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

  • Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

    Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

  • Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

    Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

  • Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

    Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

  • Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    +8
    more films
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Editor

  • Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

    Petites Planètes (volume 20): One Man Nation

  • Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

    Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

  • Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

    Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

  • Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

    Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

  • Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

    Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

  • Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

    Petites Planètes (volume 14): Léonore Boulanger

  • Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

    Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

  • Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

    Petites Planètes (volume 12): Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

  • Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

    Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

  • Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

    Petites Planètes (volume 10): Ney Matogrosso

  • Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

    Petites Planètes (volume 9): Helgi Jonsson

  • Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    Petites Planètes (volume 8): Star Creek

    +7
    more films
Show all (9)

Sound

  • Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

    Petites Planètes (volume 19): Umbanda

  • Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

    Petites Planètes (volume 17): Pierre Barouh

  • Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

    Petites Planètes (volume 16): Naná Vasconcelos

  • Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

    Petites Planètes (volume 15): Elza Soares

  • Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

    Petites Planètes (volume 13): Ismail Altunsaray

  • Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

    Petites Planètes (volume 11): Erna Ómarsdóttir

  • Petites Planètes (volume 6): Zar

    Petites Planètes (volume 6): Zar

  • Petites Planètes (volume 1): Tom Zé

    Petites Planètes (volume 1): Tom Zé

  • Petites Planètes (volume 18): Gyda & Kristin Anna Valtysdottir

    Petites Planètes (volume 18): Gyda & Kristin Anna Valtysdottir

Screenwriter