Towards Mathilde

Vers Mathilde, documentary, 2005.

DIRECTED BY: Claire Denis

Towards Mathilde

Agnès Godard,
Hélène Louvart

A documentary about Mathilde Monnier, one of the most important French contemporary choreographers. Shot on Super-8 and Super-16 film, we follow Mathilde from the beginning of her final performance of her dance piece Déroutes from 2004. The film follows her while she talks about the philosophy of her work, while she directs a piece with the ensemble and rehearses on her own.

color, 84 min