La fontaine de l'oubli
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Thus, the fountain's water washes away the memory of the ideal woman, personified for millenia by Venus, symbol of beauty and love. The woman as a work of art transforms herself into a marble statue before our very eyes.

- M. Langlois

1990
Canada
9:50
Original language
French
French (on-screen text)

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Credits

Direction
Gabrielle Schloesser
Camera
Jeanne Lafontaine
Gabrielle Schloesser
Voice
Huguette Miron
Text
Jeanine Moulin
Gabrielle Schloesser
Music
Henry Purcell
Jurgen Knieper
Kate Bush
John Lurie
Production
Gabrielle Schloesser

Technical information

Color
Color
Image format
4:3
Shooting format
3/4" video
Keywords
Paint, Beauty, Memory, Ritual, Death