Agoraphobic

AGORAPHOBIC

Agoraphobic

In the past, in the era of the silent movie, it was the music that followed the images.
In this film the opposite is true.

The cartoonist Grégoire Pont shows us what he sees when he hears an extract from Dalbavie’s flute concerto played by Emmanuel Pahud.

The story is about a man who tries to escape from the bustle, restlessness and crowds of the big city. In the attempt to find calm he has an accident and dies. But even in Paradise he finds the same crowds as in the city, not the calm he was seeking.

We all chase after happiness, we don’t enjoy life where we are. Not even in Paradise.

A film by Grégoire Pont

Concerto for flute | Marc-André Dalbavie
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Peter Eötvös, conductor

Soundtrack by kind permission of Warner Classics and Gérard Billaudot Editeur SA

produced by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
executive producer · Lars Fenger
production manager · Stéphan Aubé

© Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

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