A male diva sings in a counter-tenor voice whilst massacring chickens of all kinds brought to him by his butler, Jean Rouch. Until a slave provides proof of his love for the chicken, which he has tucked under his arm.
A film-opera based on a poem and a theme composed by the director.
Réalisatrice : Rina Sherman
France, 1992, Short narrative, 13 mins, 35 mm,
starring Jean Rouch & Thierry Dubost
Production: ACA LTFA
Dist (World) : DER - www.der.org/films/art-films-by-rina-sherman.html
Distribution (France) : Label K
Selected: Festivals of Grenoble. Prades, Roanne, France. Uppsala, Sweden. Weekly Mail, Johannesburg.
Rina Sherman Retrospective, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 2011