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A Zed & Two Noughts (VOA)
Salle de projection principale
August 11th, 2021
115 min

Our summer cycle will be festive or not. Sound and image, song and dance, instrument and breathing, strings and gestures: so many possible combinations to express what cinema and music can achieve and express together. Musicals, concert films, catchy music. Jazz, classical, contemporary, disco, punk... Revolt and enchantment, distress and emphasis, joy and rhythm, melancholy and bass, laughter and stridency: diverse expressions characterizing cinema and music's historical alliance, will definitely make us fly, dream, dance!

From the 30's to the present day and across all possible genres, this cycle aims to open our minds at a time when we most need it. The first week of July will be an eventful one, as the cycle will open with several evenings in cabaret mode, where we will present for the first time concert films produced in Quebec during the confinement, with the participation of major artists of the current music scene: Klô Pelgag, Marie Davidson and Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

A Zed & Two Noughts
Directed by
Peter Greenaway
English version
Brian Deacon, Eric Deacon, Andréa Ferréol
United Kingdom, Netherlands
115 min
Comedy, drama

At the entrance of a zoo, a swan crashes into a car, causing an accident. The driver, Alba Bewick, is saved, despite the amputation of a leg. In the other vehicle involved, the wives of Oswald and Olivier, both employed by the zoo, were killed instantly. The twins, Siamese twins by birth and widowers by circumstance, moved by an unbearable pain, then look into the origins of the species and tirelessly photograph animals and decomposing fruits. The two brothers meet Alba, the only survivor of the accident, and immediately fall in love with her...

A Zed & Two Noughts

Peter Greenaway

Peter Greenaway, is a Welsh film director, screenwriter, and artist. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. Common traits in his film are the scenic composition and illumination and the contrasts of costume and nudity, nature and architecture, furniture and people, sexual pleasure and painful death. (Wikipedia)

Photo : Digidaan


Peter Greenaway's introduction
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