Synopsis of John Berger ou la mémoire du regard on GoMovies: Art, politics and bikes: on the event of his 90th birthday John Berger or The Art of Looking is an intimate portrait of the author and artwork-critic whose floor-breaking paintings on seeing has fashioned our knowledge for over 5 many years. How paintings grow to be narratives and tales turn into photographs, hardly ever does everyone exhibit this as poignantly as Berger. The seeing is his lifestyles difficulty, the “searching eye” his highbrow burning glass. From conviction he lived and labored for many years in a small mountain village within the French Alps. The nearness to nature and the world of the peasants belonged antipodically to him as well as his motorbike that for him deals so much with presence, and so with drawing and writing. Covering an astounding variety of topics and art-forms, Berger’s work is founded also on artistic dialogues. Echoing a number of these most uncommon and awesome collaborations birthday John Berger or The Art of Looking introduces Berger’s artwork of looking with theatre wizard Simon McBurney, film-director Michael Dibb, visible artist John Christie, cartoonist Selçuk Demiral, photographer Jean Mohr in addition to two of his children, movie-critic Katya Berger and the painter Yves Berger. The film’s prelude and start line is Bergers mind-boggling experience of the restored imaginative and prescient after a a success cataract elimination surgical treatment. There, inside the cusp of the clouding eyesight, Berger re-discovers – already over eighty – the irredeemable marvel of seeing. Realised as a portrait in works and collaborations, this creative documentary takes a exceptional technique to biography, with John Berger leading in his preferred position of the storyteller.
IMDB ID: tt5778204