The so-called Cariatides

The so-called Cariatides

Agnès Varda

France, 1984, 12 min., French


Building bridges between the archaic and the modern, Varda focuses on the caryatids while her camera seems to caress the most famous polished stones -yet almost forgotten by citizens- in Paris. And although there is a few atlantes appearing in the short, they are only there to contrast them with the protagonists, those female slaves from Caria doomed to hold architectures, and found by the filmmaker, alive and kicking, during her travels around the world. Feminism and city are the topics used by Varda to come to Baudelaire, whose beautiful, terrible poems revitalise and add colour to the effigies silence.

Les dites cariatides

The so-called Cariatides

Francia, 1984, 12 min, Francés

Dirección /Direction

Agnès Varda,

Guión / Script

Agnès Varda, Charles

Baudelaire (poemas)

Fotografía / Cinematography

Cyril Lathus

Montaje / Editing

Hélène Wolf

Voz / Voice

Agnès Varda

Música / Music

Rameau (interpretada por

Jean-Charles Guirand),

Offenbach (interpretado por

François Wertheimer)

Producción / Producers

Agnès Varda

Compañía productora / Production company


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