Films byTexts by 1985
Come and See
Elem Klimov, 1985, 142’

“And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.”

Revelation 6:1


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?

Jean-Luc Godard, 1985, 72’

« Comme le pain quotidien s’approche chaque jour de la bouche, il faudrait que le film rapproche le spectateur de son quotidien profond: aimer, donner la vie, la vivre, faire un enfant. C'est cela que représente Marie : elle est une image… Elle est une image vierge. Pas de traces.

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.

Agnès Varda, 1985, 105’

“No one claimed the body. She had died a natural death without leaving a trace. But people she had met recently remembered her. Those witnesses helped me tell of the last weeks of her last winter. She left her mark on them.

Edward Yang, 1985, 110’

You’ve dedicated a movie to Taiwan’s largest city – what were your intentions in making Taipei Story?

Ma’loul Celebrates Its Destruction
Michel Khleifi, 1985, 30’

Ma’aloul is a Palestinian village in Galilee. In 1948, it was destroyed by the Isreali armed forces and its inhabitants expelled either to Lebanon or to the neighboring town of Nazareth.