Arguments

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    Arguments

    Directed by

    France

    2019

    108 min

    • English

    Documentary

    People who hear voices talk about their daily inner and social struggles. The film deals with “madness” through an acute awareness of reality and echoes our secret suffering.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Olivier Zabat
    Emmanuelle Manck
    Cinematography
    Olivier Zabat
    Editing
    Emmanuelle Manck
    Production
    LES FILMS D'ICI
    Sales
    ANDANA FILMS

    Press

    Both realistic and fantastic, daily and epic, with unexpected and memorable expressions.

    Jean-Michel Frodon, Slate

    The illumination "Arguments"

    Marilou Duponchel, Les Inrocks

    Among the films that stood out at the 72nd edition.

    Thomas Sotinel, Le Monde

    Olivier Zabat

    Olivier Zabat

    France

    Born in 1965, Olivier Zabat graduated in fine arts and pursues a path of independent art and filmmaking. His documentaries have screened in international art centers, at FIDMarseille and in the avant-garde sections of festivals such as the Venice International Film Festival, the BAFICI in Buenos Aires, and Locarno Film Festival, or in special programs like Art21/Day For Night in New York. He lives in Paris and has taught filmmaking at the École nationale supérieure de beaux-arts in Lyon since 2006. His latest film ARGUMENTS premiered at the Locarno Film Festival 2019.