Jacques Demy’s first film was this documentary short about a clog maker in the town of La Chappelle-Basse-Mer, in the Loire Valley. Demy respectfully filmed his everyday activity and his craftsmanship in detail.
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Honestly, such an important precursor. for me, his apparent flight into fantasy is a logical continuation of this kind of movie. i'm dumb about the new wave, but I'd say this movie reveals, for those who couldn't already tell, how not so dissimilar his project was.