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Mère Jeanne des anges

Jean-Baptiste Lenglet

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8’ • 2008 • ov french • France • video art, experimental

Mère Jeanne des anges is a video palindrome on Loudun’s mass possessions.
It is a work of found-footage: I took a plan of Jerry Kawalerowicz’s film: Mother Jeanne of the angels (1961), and I gradually eroded it, until reaching a climax - a formal interpretation of the experiment of the possession: the black and white image of original film clashes convulsively, drools and contorts, under the gaze of the spectator.

- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
La Longue Nuit du Court #12
La Nuit du Court #6