Jean-Marie Straub et Danièle Huillet

FRANCE, 35MM, 1.37:1, B&W, DOLBY SRD, 40′
[Opening credits, handwritten,
black text on white]
– For Peter Nestler
[Black text on white]
– Itinéraire de Jean Bricard by Jean-Yves Petiteau
– Film by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
[End credits, black text on white]
– [Image] Irina Lubtchansky, William and Nicole, Jean-Paul Toraille
– [Sound] Dimitri Haulet, Jean-Pierre Laforce, Jean-Pierre Duret, Zaki Allal
– [Assistants] André Atellian, Arnaud Dommerc, Jean Vivier, Jean-Charles Fitoussi
– Le Fresnoy, Frédéric Papon, Blandine Tourneux, Cyril Lauwerier, Christian Châtel, Jean-René Lorand
– Martine Marignac, Pierre Grise Productions, Centre National de la Cinématographie

TEXT: Jean-Yves Petiteau, “Itinéraire de Jean Bricard” in Interlope la curieuse (Nantes), no. 9/10, June 1994.

PRODUCTION DATES AND LOCATION: December 2007, on and around Coton Island, on the Loire.

SUBTITLED IN ENGLISH by Misha Donat and Straub (first version), IN GERMAN by Barbara Ulrich and Straub, IN ITALIAN by Giorgio Passerone and Straub.

FIRST SCREENING: 2008 Cannes Film Festival, Director’s Fortnight(May 19, with Artemide’s Knee, Jean-Marie Straub considering the two films inseparable); 2008 London Film Festival; 2010 Migrating Forms, New York (May 15).