Films byTexts by Claire Denis
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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.

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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…”

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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’

“It would be a handy phrase to describe one of those elusive films that don’t quite congeal in ways that make stable sense: you could say such a film was ‘like Claire Denis in space.’ And now, that’s what we’ve got: Claire Denis in space.