VHS–VIDEO HOME SYSTEM (2010)
HD video 16.9, color, mono sound, 39 min, The Netherlands / Portugal
Support: Sandberg Instituut
Distribution: Collectif Jeune Cinema
How can I lie that I’m asleep and be faster than my body? 'But it wasn’t so violent, was it?'
She stayed in bed, repeating that she was sleepy, for 40 minutes. 'I wanted it to be almost like a mantra and to generate tension.'
Time past and time present—if all time is eternally present, all time is unredeemable.
'It was a school exercise. I would use what was close to me, what was domestic, and you were part of it.'
Fourteen years have passed. I take her images; I compel her to answer me. She is the mother. She is the daughter.