Director of the month: Elia Suleiman

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A burlesque figure wearing a hat adapts with more or less success to his environment. Do you think of Jacques Tati, or Buster Keaton? This is their contemporary counterpart: Palestinian filmmaker and actor Elia Suleiman (Chronicle of a Disappearance, Divine Intervention, It Must Be Heaven...).

Guest director at LaCinetek this month, Elia Suleiman shares with us his tragi-comic cinephilia, where characters in search of their identity wander through strange universes: from cold Nordic humor to British nonsense, from period fables (Japanese, French or Italian) to the stylized worlds of modernity (from Antonioni to Claire Denis). 

Discover his 50 favorite films on LaCinetek : through this link