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YDESSA, THE BEARS AND ETC. // YDESSA, LES OURS et ETC... (Orig.)
2004 / France / 44 min
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In two huge rooms, discover hundreds of old photographs: children in their Sunday best, families gathered, groups of friends, athletes or colleagues, etc., and discover that in each picture we also see a teddy bear… How and why did Ydessa, a Canadian woman born of German Jewish parents, collect these photographs along with a few reassuring bears typical of the era? A closer look reveals a certain amount of anxiety. In fact, the filmed visit of this collection, exhibited in Munich, is full of surprises.
|Dir. of Photography||Markus Seitz, John Holosko, Claire Duguet, Rick Kearney|
|Editing||Agnès Varda, assisté de Jean-Baptiste Morin|
|Music||Didier Lockwood et Isabelle Olivier (Océan)|
|Sound||Jens-Christian Börner, Rob Fletcher, Jason Milligan|