Films byTexts by Claire Denis
FILM
Serge Daney, Claire Denis, 1990, 125’

“In de films van Rivette vormen ontmoetingen het hart. Het gaat om personages die in een chaotisch netwerk met elkaar verbonden zijn. Zijn films zijn als choreografieën van menselijke relaties. Toch is hij graag alleen wanneer hij niet aan het filmen is.

FILM
Claire Denis, 1999, 92’

“Me, I wish I could be a sailor or soldier, so many times. And to have a family at home dealing with all the problems, water leaks, paying the bills…”

FILM
Claire Denis, 2008, 100’

Lionel works as a RER (Paris suburban train) driver. He has been raising his daughter Joséphine, as a single parent, and now, she is a young woman. They live side by side, almost like a couple, refusing to commit in outside relationships and get involved with others’ problems.

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Claire Denis, 2018, 110’

Moving back and forth through time, High Life's action unfolds aboard a shoebox-like spaceship where death row prisoners are futilely transported across the universe in search of a new energy source and subjected to secretive fertility experiments by a fluid-obsessed scientist.