France-Belgium 2014

52’

Directed by Giulio Boato

Written by Gildas le Roux and Giulio Boato

Original music: Lorenzo Danesin

Voice over: Juliette Fabre

Photography: Jeoffroy Duval

Sound/camera: Simranjit Singh

Hand drawings: Greta Boato

Postproduction manager: Guillaume Ducasse

Producer: Gildas le Roux

Line producer: Marine Espinas

Production: La Compagnie des Indes (Paris)

Coproduction: Troubleyn vzw, Angelos bvba (Antwerp)


Awards: Best film on art, Festival Conversazioni Video 2015 (Rome, IT)



Official festival selections:

- Rencontres du cinéma Européen, 2015 (Vannes, FR). (Première: 6 march 2015)

  1. -FIFA Festival of films on art 2015 (Montreal, CA).

  2. -Artecinema 2015 (Napoli, IT)

  3. -Festival du film sur l’art 2015 (Bruxelles, BE)

  4. -Conversazioni video (Roma, IT)

  5. -Asolo Art Film Festival (Asolo, IT)

  6. -Lo Schermo dell’Arte (Firenze, IT)

  7. -CIADFF Chiayi City International Art Documentary Film Festival (Taiwan)


Jan Fabre, born in 1958, lives and works in Antwerp. Many works have been published on his works as a visual artist, stage director, choreographer, set designer, performer. But never has a documentary been produced on this mult-talented figure.

The documentary is based on the interviews with Jan Fabre, Georges Banu (a theatre critic), Vincent Baudriller (ex co-director of Festival d’Avignon), Jan Dekeyser (architect of Fabre’s theatre/atelier) and Rudolf Rach (Fabre’s editor in France). The images of 12 shows, 5 exhibitions and many drawings, models and sculptures move behind the words of the interviewees, drawing up the lines of the portrait of one of the most controversial artist of the last  decades.


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Jan Fabre, né en 1958, vie et travaille à Anvers. Plusieurs ouvrages ont déjà été publiés sur son travail de plasticien, metteur en scène, chorégraphe, scénographe et performer, mais jamais un documentaire n’avait été produit sur sa personnalité polyvalente.

Le film est construit autour des interviews de Jan Fabre, Georges Banu (critique théâtral), Vincent Baudriller (ex co-directeur du Festival d’Avignon), Jan Dekeyser (architecte du laboratoire/théâtre de Fabre) et Rudolf Rach (éditeur de Fabre en France). Les images de 12 spectacles, 5 expositions et des dizaines de dessins, croquis et sculptures s’entremêlent les paroles des différents interviewés, en traçant les lignes du portrait d’un des artistes les plus controversés de ces dernières décennies.


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Jan Fabre, classe 1958, vive e lavora ad Anversa. Molte opere sono state pubblicate sul suo lavoro di artista visivo, regista, coreografo, scenografo, performer, ma non era ancora stato prodotto un documentario sulla sua figura di artista polivalente.

Il film è costruito attorno alle interviste a Jan Fabre, Georges Banu (critico teatrale), Vincent Baudriller (ex co-direttore del Festival d’Avignon), Jan Dekeyser (architetto del laboratorio/teatro di Fabre) e Rudolf Rach (editore di Fabre in Francia). Le immagini di 12 spettacoli, 5 esposizioni e decine di disegni, modelli e sculture si incastonano tra le parole dei diversi intervistati, tracciando le linee di un ritratto composito di uno degli artisti più discussi degli ultimi decenni.


JAN FABRE. BEYOND THE ARTIST

JAN FABRE. BEYOND THE ARTIST

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