1968

Saute ma ville

Blow up My Town

Belgium, 1968 / 35mm / Black and White / 13 min
Chantal Akerman


“Le contraire de Jeanne Dielman. Charlie Chaplin, femme.”

Saute ma ville

Belgium, 1968 / 35mm / Black and White / 13 min

Cast: Chantal Akerman

Editing: Geneviève Luciani

Photography: Babette Mangolte

Suburbs of Brussels: a young lady in her apartment’s kitchen mops the floors, polishes her shoes, dances, cooks, drinks wine, then she duct-tapes the door, opens the gas and blows everything up – humming all along.


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