Skip to main content

The Artichoke

Belgium, 1972 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Michel Clarence

A trick film in which a romance develops, from shy flirtation to passionate love, between a human hand and an artichoke.

See also...

Constantin Brancusi

The great sculptor's work, and his contribution to contemporary art. ... More »

Le Rouge, Le Rouge et Le Rouge

The transformation of the face of a woman anticipating the possible realisation of an idea, a desire and an image. ... More »

THE EIGHTIES

The Melbourne Him Festival has been showing Chantal Akerman's highly original and demanding films regularly over the years ("Jeanne Dielrnan", "Les Rendezvous D'Anna", "Toute Une Nuit",) with varying ... More »

13

Magdalena believes she has been called by God to have 13 daughters all bom on the same day. News of these miracle births spreads each year, but just as Magalena's work is almost done, God seems to ... More »

Sonata in Brussels

With a touch of fantasy, the architecture and atmosphere of Brussels revealed in four movements: night lights and jazz; morning quiet; street bustle; and people at rest and play. ... More »

Le Guide

A couple drive to the country for a picnic. On a deserted road they hit a dog, but when the man climbs out to check for damage, the dog has disappeared. A surreal thriller about a stretch of road ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director