Paris Calligrammes

Nominee
Teddy Award ~ Best Documentary Film
Berlin International Film Festival
An extraordinary sort of aesthetico-political nonfiction bildungsroman, in which Ottinger fuses...her reminiscences with the life of the city.

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Paris Calligrammes

In 'Paris Calligrammes', the artist Ulrike Ottinger casts a highly personal and subjective gaze back to the twentieth century. At the heart of her film is Paris: its protagonist is the city itself, its streets, neighborhoods, bookstores, cinemas, but also its artists, authors, and intellectuals.
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Genre
Documentary, Art & Artists, Paris
Runtime
129
Language
German, French
Director
Ulrike Ottinger
Awards:
Nominee, Teddy Award ~ Best Documentary Film, Berlin International Film Festival
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Richard Brody, New Yorker

The film is an extraordinary sort of aesthetico-political nonfiction bildungsroman, in which Ottinger fuses her self-portraiture and her reminiscences with the life of the city and the ideas of the times, as she encountered them. She retraces the personal and intellectual influences that formed her ...

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