Saute ma ville (Chantal Akerman, 1975)
Saute ma ville
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Saute ma ville (Chantal Akerman, 1975)
Language
Taal
Langue
Without dialogue
Only available in
Enkel beschikbaar in
Disponible uniquement en
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Duration
Duur
Longueur
13'
Aspect Ratio
Beeldverhouding
Format d'image
1.66

A young woman, played by the director herself, enters her kitchen and begins a gradually degenerating household routine. Parodying the everyday, she mops the floor, polishes her shoes, sticks tape over the cracks of the door and gives an explosive twist to domestic life in a Brussels flat.

“Akerman described Saute ma ville as ‘the mirror image of Jeanne Dielman’ in which this person who doesn’t need rules to govern her own life blows its rituals to bits.”

Sean Gandert

 

Saute ma ville is supported by images constructed like a burlesque and the performance of an actress that seems to come straight out of a slapstick comedy. This exuberant character is played by the filmmaker herself, who literally bursts in front of a large building (the sounds of the city being omnipresent there), flowers in hand, to get back to her apartment. Akerman’s humming adds an enthusiastic and light touch to this jaunty entrance.”

Nicole Fernandez Ferrer

Language
Taal
Langue
Without dialogue
Only available in
Enkel beschikbaar in
Disponible uniquement en
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Duration
Duur
Longueur
13'
Aspect Ratio
Beeldverhouding
Format d'image
1.66
A Film by
Een film van
Un film de
With
Met
Avec
Chantal Akerman
Script
Scenario
Scénario
Chantal Akerman
Image
Beeld
Image
René Fruchter
Sound
Geluid
Son
Patrice
Producer
Producent
Producteur
Chantal Akerman
Editing
Montage
Montage
Geneviève Luciani
Sound Mix
Klankmix
Mixage son
Patrice
Production
Productie
Production
Paradise Films