Cinéma du Réel - International documentary film festival
Kentaur
Centaur - écrit et réalisé par Tamás Szentjóby, 1973-75

Kentaur

Tamás St. Turba

2009 / Hungary / 40 min

i Thursday 30 March 13H50 Petite Salle
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Original Version Subtitled in French + INTRODUCTION

Shown with :
Into the Unknown by Deimantas Narkevičius
Thakirah Arba’at ‘Ashar by Ahmed Bouanani
i Saturday 01 April 18H30 Cinéma 2
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Original Version Subtitled in French + INTRODUCTION

Shown with :
Into the Unknown by Deimantas Narkevičius
Thakirah Arba’at ‘Ashar by Ahmed Bouanani

Banned in 1975, even before the Hungarian neo-avant-garde artist Szentjóby (a.k.a. St. Turba) had completed the film, Kentaur is a seemingly classical representation of work (factory workers, farm workers in a field). But we soon realise that the dialogues are post-synchronised and re-enacted: the mismatch is blatant, the burlesque effect is trenchant. We thus pass from a philosophical dialogue on the workers’ condition to sardonic slogans…