Directed by : Alain CAVALIER
Year of production : 2005 Country : FRANCE Length : 97 minutes
Un Certain Regard - Prix de l'intimité , 2005
The first shots in this film were made in 1994, at which time I started preferring a camera to a pen as a means to keeping a diary. The most recent shots were made in 2005. More than ten years of a life mine have been condensed into one hundred minutes of screen-time.
All in all, a mass of tape was recorded, much of it unusable, unshowable or incomprehensible. The difficulty was choosing and ordering the material in such a way as to identify and give meaning to what was unsayable. When a camera is used as a live action tool, there is no commentary. The aim is not to make meaning, but to live your life with a camera. Perhaps, one day, I shall re-edit this material to generate a different story perhaps a better one, who knows?.
The material is digital. It was taken to a laboratory and tr
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