Director of the month: Claire Simon

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This month, director Claire Simon has compiled a list of films that are resolutely humanistic and that shed light on the beauty of the world as well as its dangers.

Like her career, her 50 favorite films blur the line between fiction and documentary. The fictions are political and documented (from Stephen Frears' The Queen to Ousmane Sembène's Ceddo) and the documentaries (autobiographical, ethnographic, social....) probe the myths and legends of ordinary life.

Claire Simon went looking for films that were missing from our catalog such as The Blind Child, Daguerréotypes, Wall, The Man Who Sleeps, Of Whales, the Moon, and Men... Her choices, made of modern explorations and contemporary investigations, always unusual and inventive, give us resources to get out of the tragic. 

Discover her 50 favorite films on LaCinetek : through this link