Wednesday, February 11, 2009

you have a few books you never read, a few records you no longer listen to

Double-bill of the day:


[extract from Un homme qui dort (Bernard Queysanne, Georges Perec, 1974)]


[extract from Themroc (Claude Faraldo, 1973)]

12 Comments:

Blogger Mubarak Ali said...

- I would have preferred to pair UN HOMME QUI DORT with Peter Emmanuel Goldman's WHEEL OF ASHES (1971), but couldn't find any clips of the latter online. Both films are among my essential discoveries of the past year -

8:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lucky you who managed to see any of Goldman's films. It's been more than 40 years I'm after them.
Miguel Marías

9:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

apparently, re-voir will be releasing goldman's films sometime in the near future.

1:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's really good news! Thanks for the information.
Miguel Marías

10:28 PM  
Blogger Mubarak Ali said...

Thank you, Anonymous!

According to a new post by Marcos Ortega at Nitrato lírico, RE:VOIR's 2009 releases include much sought-after films by Mekas, Bard, Mosset, Goldman (including Wheel of Ashes and Echoes of Silence), Guy Sherwin, and others..

8:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Never saw L'Homme qui dort, but Themroc (et autres Faraldo) I did not like at all, long ago.
Miguel Marías

5:30 PM  
Blogger FG said...

I´m willing to see Wheel of ashes, that I could never get, so i'm celebrating this great new by re:voir.
I'm really fond of un homme qui dort.
Thanks
Fernando Ganzo

12:57 PM  
Blogger Renegade Eye said...

I have on my bookshelf unread Isabel Allende's Zorro.

I saw a really good French movie called in the US Paris 36, about a working class theater troop in 1936 France.

6:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So I finally saw the magnificent, uncommon "Un homme qui dort"... a good Parisian promenade cycle could put it with "Pickpocket", "Le Signe du Lion", "Quatre Nuits d'un rêveur",
"Wheel of Ashes", the recent "L'Homme qui marche". And together with "Alphaville" it could make an hallicinating Paris double-bill.
Miguel Marías

10:57 AM  
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