Mitten, Olivia Rochette & Gerard-Jan Claes, Belgium, France, 2019, 53’
Documentary, o.v. French, English, Italian subtitles

October 5, 2019, 9.30 Pm, Zerogloss / Exworks


Mitten follows the final weeks of rehearsal of Mitten wir im Leben sind, a performance by choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, her company Rosas and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, based on the Six cello suites by Johann Sebastian Bach. The film offers a glance into De Keersmaeker’s meticulous working process, building a choreographic universe by studying musical composition.

Director’s bio-filmography
Born in 1987, Olivia Rochette and Gerard-Jan Claes graduated in 2010 at the School of Arts – KASK in Ghent, with the documentary film Because We Are Visual, which was followed in 2012 by Rain, about Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. In 2016 they created the documentary film Grands travaux, award-winning film at WTFF2.


Direction and Screenplay Olivia Rochette e Gerard-Jan Claes

Cinematography Olivia Rochette

Sound Lennert De Taeye

Editing Dieter Diependaele

Sound Editing Sabrina Calmels

Music Johann Sebastian Bach, Jean-Guihen Queyras

Cast Boštjan Antončič, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Marie Goudot, Julien Monty, Michaël Pomero, Jean-Guihen Queyras

Production and Distribution Accattone films

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