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The Room

France, 1988 (MIFF 1996, Reel Dance)

Director: Joëlle Bouvier, Régis Obadia

"In a room, a woman dreams about weariness. expectation and the rising of desire..." Emotive and enlightening, communication achieved through the nuances of movement.

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The Premonition

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The Wedding

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The Embrace

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Thread

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