Jean-Marie Straub et Danièle Huillet

FRANCE, HD, 4:3, COLOR/B&W, 28′

[Opening credits, white text on black]
– Dialogue d’ombres, by Georges Bernanos, 1928
– Film by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub, 1954–2013
– With Barbara Ulrich, Belva Film
– Françoise: Cornelia Geiser, Jacques: Bertrand Brouder
– Image/editing: Renato Berta, Christophe Clavert
– Sound: Dimitri Haulet
– Andolfi production, Arnaud Dommerc
– Assistant: Emilie Richard
[End credits, white text on black]
– Color timing: Jean-Marc Degardin, Studio Orlando: Olivier Boischot
– Sound mix: Jean-Pierre Laforce, Gaël Blondet
– Thank you, thank you as well to Marie Guyonnet and Daniel Martin for welcoming us at La Boderie, Athis-de-l’Orne
– Thank you as well to Marc Nicolas and Frédéric Papon for their welcome at La Fémis
– This film has been supported by the participation of CNAP – Centre National des Arts Plastiques (Image/Mouvement), Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
– La Ruche Studio, Paris

The film opens with an excerpt of Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (version with French narration), shots 81–83, including the off-screen performance of BWV 140.

TEXT: Georges Bernanos, Dialogue d’ombres (1928).

PRODUCTION DATES AND LOCATION: June 15–20, 2013, Sainte-
Honorine-la-Chardonne, France.

SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH by Ted Fendt, Misha Donat, and Straub, IN GERMAN by Peter Kammerer and Straub, IN ITALIAN by Giorgio Passerone and Straub. FIRST SCREENING: 2014 Locarno Film Festival (August); Goethe-Institut, London (March 10, 2015).