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11 Ratings

Dieu sait quoi

Directed by Jean-Daniel Pollet
Belgium, France, 1994


A homage to journalist Francis Ponge in a film that its author regarded as “natural.”

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Dieu sait quoi Directed by Jean-Daniel Pollet

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Dieu sait quoi

    4,5. Ways of the look. "(...) c'est le regard-de-telle-sorte-qu'on-le-parle, la remarque de ce qui l'entoure et de son propre état au milieu de ce qui l'entoure. Il reconnaîtra aussitôt l'importance de chaque chose et la muette supplication, les muettes instances qu'elles font qu'on les parle, à leur valeur, et pour elles-mêmes, - en dehors de leur valeur habituelle de signification, (...) " (Francis Ponge)

  • kartina obskura's rating of the film Dieu sait quoi

    pollet juxtaposes the living world to the mute world (as he calls it), human being to nature (with one deistic approach to it) trying to problematize and explore our role in it, perception and process of creation. usual subjects of ponge´s poems-essays - stones. grass, candles, soap - he tries to observe in their essence (because "the table" only names it, doesn´t show any essence of the table). ponge tried to avoid