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3.8
80 Ratings

Les signes

Directed by Eugène Green
France, 2006
Short

Synopsis

Ten years ago a boat was lost at sea, but no trace of a wreck or bodies was found. Every night, the mother lights a candle in the window…

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Les signes Directed by Eugène Green

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  • Jason's rating of the film Les signes

    Green's poetic and mesmerizing short leads to the kind of denouement rare in cinema, something at once precise and imprecise in the manner of great poetry. Part of the power of his work is that it comports itself in a merry, understated way whilst at the same time dealing w/ difficult, heavy shit that is difficult to encapsulate. This one would seem to be a bit of a homage to the seaside films Jean Epstein. Magical.

  • CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Les signes

    Green, fiel a su estilo, crea un filme en donde los planos son activos y comunican. Estos evocan dialéctica, detalles, encuadran a modo de retratos, espacios cerrados sobre una vida que hace remembranza a la pequeña burguesía de un tiempo de época, la inmensidad de los espacios con funciones metafóricas. Es por ejemplo el mar, símbolo de la búsqueda de este adolescente rebelde. El espacio aspira sabiduría.