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Pierre Coulibeuf

Les guerriers de la beauté

71' - 2003 - Fantasy
Director: Pierre Coulibeuf With: Els Deceukelier, William Forsythe, Emio Greco
This film sprang from an encounter between French filmmaker Pierre Coulibeuf and Flemish choreographer Jan Fabre. The choreographer recreated his own world and offered Coulibeuf a phantasmagoria based on his theatrical and choreographic inventions. The resulting film is a labyrinth with multiple entrances, where an unlikely Ariadne in wedding gown (“the demon of passage”?) guides and misleads the viewer in a strange world marked by metamorphosis, multiple personalities, conflicting drives, parody, ritual, surreality … (press kit)

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Credits

Director

Pierre Coulibeuf

With

Els Deceukelier, William Forsythe, Emio Greco

Scenario

Pierre Coulibeuf, Bart Verschaffel

Director of Photography

Yves Cape

Editor

Jean-Daniel Fernandez-Qundez

Producer

Chantal Delanoé

More information

Countries of production

Belgium, France

Screenplay based on

Adapted from a special re-creation by Jan Fabre

Year

2003

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