Films byTexts by Pierre-Marie Goulet
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Encounters (2006), directed and edited by Pierre-Marie Goulet, is a film whose 105 minutes unfold much longer periods of time, counted in years and decades, through voices, places, natures and faces. The filmmaker himself readily accepts that he is one of those travellers called smugglers [passeurs], had the term not been sullied by other connotations.

Pierre-Marie Goulet, 2006, 105’

Enchanted by the songs of the inhabitants of Peroguarda in the southern Portuguese region of Alentejo, the young Portuguese poet António Reis, the Corsican researcher of Portuguese folk music Michel Giacometti and the film-maker Paulo Rocha respectively visited the village in the late 1950s.