30.09. - 09.10.2021

Bestiaire Canada, France 2012 | 72 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Denis Côté

DENIS CÔTÉ (*1973) is one of the most interesting directors in Canadian cinema. FILMFEST HAMBURG has shown All That She Wants (2008), Carcasse (2009), Curling (2010), Bestiaire (2012) and A Skin So Soft (2017).

rated for 0 + years
A drawing course for students, a taxidermist's workshop, a safari park in Québec: Bestiaire is no classical nature documentary or zoo portrait.It is a visually outstanding study of domesticated wildlife and our relationship with it.Director Denis Côté makes his observations of the animals and their environment mostly from a fixed camera position.His commentary contains no value judgments, preferring to reflect the viewers' perception back at them, including the reflex to imagine narration where there is none. A film about the foreignness of the wild and our strategies against it.
Original title: Bestiaire
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: no dialogue
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Denis Côté
Screenplay: Denis Côté
Producer: Denis Côté, Sylvain Corbeil
Director of Photography: Vincent Biron
Music: No Music
Production Design:
Editor: Nicolas Roy
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: BluRay
German Distributor: Arsenal– Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.
World Sales: FiGa Films
Production: Metafilms


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