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Perceval

Season 6, Ep. 2

Welcome to the second episode of season two of RohmerCast, the podcast about Éric Rohmer: his films, his working methods, and anything else we want to talk about related to Éric Rohmer.


In this episode, we discuss Perceval, his period adaptation of a 12th century poem. This leads to the following tangents: authenticity to period art and the language of the text, realistic (awkward) battles, theater in the round, artificiality in mise-en-scene, Bressonian acting, and the theme of youth and figuring yourself out.


At the time of release, this movie can be streamed on Tubi @tubi.


Listen wherever you listen to podcasts (or go to RohmerCast.com).


Senses of Cinema article referenced in the episode: https://www.sensesofcinema.com/2017/cteq/perceval-le-gallois/

 

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