Experimental film by Benoît Labourdette (7’26s, 2015). With Marta Zielinska and Senghte Vanh Bouapha.
6 May 2015. Published by Benoît Labourdette.
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A couple of “Living ghosts” emanate from the walls, floors, windows, of an old apartment.


A flying camera to film the actors differently, to explore new topics. The representation of the body becomes other, since it is viewed not by a human but by a mobile machine in space, autonomous. The concept of editing is also profoundly evolving too, because the vision no longer comes from the same place.

The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. Forbidden gaze from the sky, filmmaker object from virtual worlds that happens in the real world, look with no body to hold, object subjected to wind, cold or warm air, sensitive to the invisible movements of nature, camera flutters around us... These changes of perspectives question our worldview. New places of view to explore, to question, to divert, (...)