Movie Inspiration of the Week – Le Mépris (1963)

The cinema substitutes for our gaze a world more in harmony with our desire. This is the story of that world

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Costume Designer Tanine Autré

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Aristotelian tragedies might not need elaborate costumes. After all, sometimes what you do not wear speaks as loud as what you do.

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This week, inspiration seems to be simple,  the always present, always perfect always modern Breton shirt. This week, more than ever, craving Summer by the harsh and timeless landscapes of Mediterranean sea.

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This was the first film that made me feel I could (I needed to) live inside it.

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You aspire to a world like Homer’s, but, unfortunately, that doesn’t exist

References

Contempt: A Visual Reading and Other Loose Ends

 

 

4 thoughts on “Movie Inspiration of the Week – Le Mépris (1963)”

    1. This and Pierrot le Fou are my favorite. I hope you can get to see it. Your essay is brilliant, thank you for sharing. It reminded me of thishttp://ufodigest.com/article/interview-prof-joaquim-fernandes. I used to work with the professor being interviewed.

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