The first Lettrist film manifesto, in which the sound and the picture are purposefully unrelated, and the images are destroyed by bleach and scratched.
With Venom and Eternity, avant-garde poet Isidore Isou had the goal to “hurt your eyes, truly!” Exclaiming his cinematic prophecy in an incendiary voice-over, provoking the viewer with its entrancing, distorted images of everyday life, it is a bona fide surrealist visual revolution.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria