The kiss 1234567

A film by Benoît Labourdette (12’46s, 2013).
24 November 2013. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

How to share the silent screams, behind families with smooth histories ?


How to talk about a more widespread hypocrisy, taboo, because it breaks in silence one of the principal prohibition necessary in the structure of Western societies? How to share the silent screams behind families with smooth stories? Behind families uneventful, ie that hide their true history. The price is discrete destruction, shared in good conscience, of some of their members.


Necessarily, inevitably, an “interactive” movie ...


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...