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Picasso Land

Picasso Land

A Short film by Bertrand Dezoteux

Produced by Baldanders Films

Production year : 2016

    Synopsis

    Picasso Land was inspired by the famous ballet Parade (1917). Picasso created the costumes and sets, the text was written by Cocteau, the music composed by Satie, and Massine devised the choreography. In 1980, this monument of European avant-garde theater was adapted for television by Jean-Christophe Averty, a director and heir to Surrealism and a pioneer of the chroma key technique in France.

    Picasso Land attempts to perpetuate this avant-garde spirit by presenting 10 of Picasso's paintings and sculptures, forming a small dancing and heterogeneous population. This reinterpretation of Picasso's work reveals a country which would be built from one artwork to the next, with its own mores, culture, and territory.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Baldanders Films

    About

    Adapted from the 1917 ballet Parade created by Cocteau, Picasso, Satie, and Massine, and adapted for television in 1980 by Jean-Christophe Averty.

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (7)

    Executive producers :

    Élisabeth Pawlowski, Elsa Minisini

    Line Producer :

    Bertrand Dezoteux

    Sound Editor :

    Matthieu Choux

    Sound Mixer :

    Matthieu Choux

    Assistant director :

    Camille Couturier

    Production managers :

    Élisabeth Pawlowski, Elsa Minisini

    Foley artist :

    Grégory Vincent

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film, Experimental

    Sub-genre :

    3D animation, Research - Experimental, Video art

    Themes :

    Dance, Poetry, Surrealism

    Production language :

    No dialogue

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2016

    Runtime :

    10 min 26 seconds

    Visa number :

    148.112

    Visa issue date :

    22/01/2018

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None