I have recently finished a draft of a novel which follows a lone woman who is mentally cast adrift by the news of her father’s suicide, her grief manifesting in a strange obsession with the town of Strasbourg where she opts to stay over the winter. In one of its sections, I have addressed the … Continue reading Fernweh and The Green Ray (Éric Rohmer)
I had, for some time, been wanting to dive into the city of Paris but had, for unconscious reasons, always put it off. I could never figure out truly why the thought of this city had both a powerful draw and a hand pushing on my chest to keep my distance but, after finally visiting … Continue reading Wanders: Paris & Cinema
There's an unspoken relationship between a nation and its artists that rarely gets exposed during the artists' lifetime. While history can be conceived as a linear time-line of events, resulting from various scenarios of cause and effect, it is not until after the death of an artist that it becomes clear how their work can … Continue reading Journal De France – Raymond Depardon and Claudine Nougret.