Films byTexts by Bruno Dumont
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Bruno Dumont, 2009, 105’

A young woman is sent away from a convent as a novice because of her too excessive devotion to Jesus and too ascetic attitude. In her mystical search for spiritual solace, she eventually turns to Islam.

 

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8.03.2023

The parable is dissolved, creating a space in which the figure of a journalist is performed “with different modulations”, like in a poem. The film does not appear to have anything to tell us, offering a topographical exploration of the empty media landscape. In this text, we explore this view and the ways in which Bruno Dumont has placed his characters in it.

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8.03.2023

De parabel wordt ontbonden en er ontstaat een ruimte waarin de figuur van een journaliste “in verschillende variaties” wordt opgevoerd, zoals in een gedicht. De film blijkt niets te willen vertellen en biedt ons een topografische verkenning van het lege medialandschap. In deze tekst bekijken we dit vergezicht en de manieren waarop Bruno Dumont zijn personages daarin heeft geplaatst.

FILM
Bruno Dumont, 2021, 132’

A celebrity journalist, juggling her busy career and personal life, has her life over-turned by a freak car accident.

 

“Reality becomes fiction, the real, a parallel world.”

Bruno Dumont

 

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Bruno Dumont, 2018, 200’

“Spoofing the characteristics of the detective, commissioner Van der Weyden is the distillation of the elements that make Bruno Dumont’s work so unique and irresistible.