Prélude à la mer

Thierry de Mey Short film - 2011 - 20 min.

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The Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, to Claude Debussy’s music, inspired by Stéphane Mallarmé’s text, is a musical poem about the ephemeral, absence, and extinction.
Thierry de Mey captures Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s choreography in the harsh scene of a catastrophe: the diminishing Aral Sea. An androgynous faun gets caught up in the impossible quest to hold on to what is bound to vanish.


Director(s) Thierry de Mey
Producer(s) Vincent Thirion
Co-producer(s) Jan Roekens
Director of Photography
Aliocha van der Avoort
Boris van der Avoort
Sound on Set
Xavier Meeus
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