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The Hammer

Le Marteau

Directed by Chantal Akerman
France, 1986


The hammer is the tool a sculptor uses to chip away at the block. It is the emblematic tool of French artist Jean-Luc Vilmouth. Akerman here instigates a game of musical chairs. The winner is then permitted to hurl the hammer out into the starry night.

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The Hammer Directed by Chantal Akerman

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