I Am Tired of Standing, I Lie Down

Moi fatigué debout, moi couché

Já stojící unavený, já ležící

Script: Dalaroutamou
Photography: Jean Rouch
Editing: Françoise Beloux
Sound: François Didio
Music: Hamidou Godyé
Actors, social actors: Damouré Zika, Lam Ibrahim Dia, Tallou Mouzourane
Color: Colour
Language: French
Synopsis

If you fall asleep and dream beneath an ana tree that is struck by lightning but still lives, then your dreams will come true. “I Am Tired of Standing, I Lie Down” is the name of a talking tree, and in its proximity anything is possible. Time and space do not exist, and the rules are set by the dream. The film is the last will and testament of the Dalaroutamou acting group and consists among other things of excerpts from their previous films.

“Video is not film… a film is always a story guided by the inner rhythm of the images and expressed by the succession of shots. Unfortunately, this cinematic respiration was lost with the suicidal machine that is video.“ J. Rouch

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CENTRE NATIONAL DU CINÉMA ET DE L`IMAGE ANIMÉE / Caroline Patte / 7 bis rue Alexandre Turpault / 78390 / Bois d'Arcy / France /  caroline.patte@cnc.fr / www.cnc.fr
 
Festival edition: 2017
Sections: Translucent Being: Jean Rouch
Premiere Type: Czech Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
Screening:
25.10.2017Dukla Reform 10:00
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