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Fil A Fil

France, 1972 (MIFF 1974)

Director: Christian Paureilhe

Two marionettes are jerked into life in a puppet theatre. We watch as desire grows up between the two creatures, until the moment when they are about to touch and are brutally jerked apart.

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