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still from Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)

Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

Chantal Akerman / BE, FR, 1975 / 202 min.

Chantal Akerman made her international breakthrough at the age of 25 with this powerful, understated drama. Delphine Seyrig gives a magnetic performance in this affecting masterpiece as a Brussels housewife being closely watched as she goes about her everyday life. Chosen by Ivo van Hove.

poster Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)
Theatre director Ivo van Hove: “Chantal Akerman returns again and again as a point of reference in our work. A world-class film about a housewife with a secret. Or how people seldom do – or can – show themselves as they really are.”

Details

Director

Chantal Akerman

Production year

1975

Country

BE, FR

Original title

Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

Length

202 min.

Language

French

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

All About Theatre About Film

Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.

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All About Theatre About Film: Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld
still from Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)
still from Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, BE/FR 1975)

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