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3.4
34 Ratings

Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman

Chantel Akerman par Chantel Akerman

Directed by Chantal Akerman
France, 1997
Documentary

Synopsis

In this self-portrait Akerman creates a fascinating self-portrait that takes us through her career, aided by critics Emmanuel Burdeau and Jean Narboni and filmmaker Luc Moullet.

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Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman Directed by Chantal Akerman

Critics reviews

The clips are edited together with an emphasis on dance and gesture, including one heartstopping party sequence from Portrait of a Young Woman at the End of the 1960s in Brussels (1994) that says volumes about desire in a few minutes. While the imagery is television-quality, it has warmth and wisdom to spare, including essential details about Akerman’s grandmother, also an artist.
September 03, 2017

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