Jean-Marie Straub et Danièle Huillet

FRANCE, HD, 4:3, COLOR, 34′
[Opening credits, black text on white]
– Un conte de Michel de Montaigne
– Film by Jean-Marie Straub
– With Barbara Ulrich
– Camera, editing: Christophe Clavert, color timing: Jean-Marc Degardin
– Sound: Jérôme Ayasse, sound mix: Jean-Pierre Laforce, Gaël Blondet
– Production: Arnaud Dommerc, Andolfi, Straub-Huillet, Belva
[End credits, white text on black]
– With the help of the CNC and the participation of La Fémis
TEXT: Michel de Montaigne, “De l’exercitation” (book II, chapter 6) in Essais.

MUSIC: Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor,
opus 132.

CAMERA: Canon 5D.

SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH by Misha Donat and Straub, IN GERMAN by Peter Kammerer and Straub, IN ITALIAN by Giorgio Passerone and Straub.

FIRST SCREENING: 2013 Locarno Film Festival (August); 2013 Toronto Film Festival, Wavelengths (Sep tember; shown without subtitles).