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The Premonition

France, 1994 (MIFF 1996, Reel Dance)

Director: Joëlle Bouvier

The latest, and perhaps the finest, from Joelle Bouvier, sees him extending the language of truly hematic choreography developed in earlier films. to breathtaking effect.

A man stands in disconcerting isolation The moment he is on the edge, he dreams that he is retrieved-within the breadth of a gasp.

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