Films byTexts by Anne-Marie Miéville
Anne-Marie Miéville, 1983, 7’

“Before being a short film, How Can I Love by Anne-Marie Miéville is cinema – and a personal kind of cinema at that. It goes straight to the essence, without frills, and (something quite rare for a first fiction film) without any self-protection.

Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville, 1985, 52’

Jean-Luc Godard : C'est peut-être la différence entre l'un et l'autre par rapport à l'image. Moi, ce qui me plaît en elle est inaccessible et toi ce serait ce qui te gênerait… Faut-il montrer les choses?

Anne-Marie Miéville, 1985, 28’

“In Anne-Marie Miéville’s film, little Marie locks herself in her little girl’s mystery – in her books, music, dance – and so refuses to be scarred by what she is going through.

Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville, 1989, 50’

« On a fait un film avec Anne-Marie Mieville sur les établissements Darty, qui s’appelle Le rapport Darty. Il nous avait été commande par Darty. ils nous avaient dit : « On gagne trop d'argent, tout va trop bien, on perd la tête, on ne sait pas ce qui se passe..

Anne-Marie Miéville, 1994, 78’

Lou n’a pas dit non is the title of a film by Anne-Marie Miéville. “How’s life?” one of the characters asks. After Rilke, Nietzsche, Plato and Hannah Arendt, the birds can still sing when you are walking in the forest. And there is a lot of walking in Anne-Marie Miéville.

Anne-Marie Miéville, 1997, 80’

“The following phrase, delivered during a fight on how to wipe your feet when entering somewhere, expresses the stakes of the film: “I feel like Solomon who asked God to provide him with an intelligent heart, because it’s the ultimate gift a man can receive...

Anne-Marie Miéville, 2000, 74’

“Dear Anne-Marie Miéville,

Your film Après la réconciliation stunned and delighted me.

It has elements of both the whip and the tightrope.

It tells a story without telling a story. Without the usual ingredients of a story, I mean.