Bruno Dumont

Bruno Dumont

Bruno Dumont was born in 1958 in Bailleul, in the north of France. It was in this small Flanders town, between Lille and Dunkirk that he made his first two films, La vie de Jésus (1997) and L'humanité (1999). Two full-length films which straightaway made it obvious that Bruno Dumont was an unusual filmmaker, going against the trend of contemporary French film production.  Bruno Dumont leaves machine tools aside and explores the essence of man, what motivates him, what makes him deeply tragic. The filmmaker casts a profane eye over interrogations of a sacred nature: he shoots the body, sensations, nature, in a raw manner, never intellectualising or explaining. Bruno Dumont is currently preparing work on his sixth feature film, The Empire.

Tuesday November 20th at 8:30PM at the cinema François Truffaut at Chilly Mazarin

Conversation with Aurélien Vernhes Lermusiaux following by the projection of the

Le Fracas des pattes de l'araignée

Hors Satan

Aurélien Vernhes Lermusiaux
Born in the South of France in the 80's, he graduated from the Fresnoy, National Studio of contemporary arts. He directed fictional and documentary short and medium-lenght movies. Regular collaborator of film magazines and speaker in differents art schools, he also worked on films of André Téchiné, Youssef Chahine, Elia Suleiman, Sharunas Bartas, Richard Dembo, Jacques Audiard... He is now working on his first feature film Nous ne garderons ni les fleurs ni le photographe.

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