Aux quatre coins Screen 2 articles

Aux quatre coins

1949

Aux quatre coins Poster
  • A couple kiss in their dark room and—blink—they’re re-seen, re-configured, as a different couple kissing in a field, transported to Renoir's A Day in the Country. A rhyme, rebirth, or re-imagination? We are in Cocteau’s world for sure—or that of David Lynch to follow. Rivette is already speaking the playful language of cinema’s dreams.

  • Rivette plays with blocking, expressing meaning through objects, and positions, well testing out how shots, often purposefully mis-matched, can relate to one another both in narrative and in abstraction.