Luminous object

Luminous object A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’42s, 2019). “When the eye, emerging from the darkness, suddenly sees a luminous object, it will seem much larger at first sight than in the long run.” Leonardo da Vinci, Notebooks (optical). thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
18 March 2019. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

“When the eye, emerging from the darkness, suddenly sees a luminous object, it will seem much larger at first sight than in the long run.” Leonardo da Vinci, Notebooks (optical).

Film made as an echo to the film Light in a Window, shot twenty years earlier.

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I make short films as a painter makes paintings, usually in a lonely way, away from academic practices of making cinema. Some films are made in a very spontaneous way, others can take years to mature. I explore the meeting between the image and the world. These are experimental works, which often also tell stories...