Blush (the film)

In 2004 Wim Vandekeybus shot a 52-minute feature based on his successful performance Blush.  Carried by the music of David Eugene Edwards and Woven Hand and with texts by the Flemish author Peter Verhelst, Blush is a dazzling voyage swinging between the heavenly landscapes of Corsica and the slummiest depths of Brussels.

It is an exploration of the savage subconscious, of mythical forests, of conflicting instincts, of imagination, where the body has reasons unknown to the mind. In dance sequences of attraction, confrontation and repulsion the performers take on animal metamorphoses…

Blush was selected for the ACID-Programme at the Film festival of Cannes 2005.

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
Wim Vandekeybus

PHOTOGRAPHY
Lieven Van Baelen

EDITING
Dieter Diependaele

ORIGINAL MUSIC
David Eugene Edwards

SOUND DESIGN  
Charo Calvo

SOUND SUPERVISOR
Benjamin Dandoy

COSTUME DESIGN
Isabelle Lhoas

DIALOGUES
Peter Verhelst & Ultima Vez

CREATED WITH & PERFORMED BY
Laura Arís Alvarez, Elena Fokina, Jozef Frucek, Ina Geerts, Robert M. Hayden, Germán Jauregui Allue, Linda Kapetanea, Thi-Mai Nguyen, Thomas Steyaert, Wim Vandekeybus

ALSO FEATURING
David Eugene Edwards, Daniel McMahon, Ordy Garrison, Shane Trost

PRODUCED BY
Bart Van Langendonck, Emilie Blézat, Ellen De Waele

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Ruben Goots, Ellen De Waele

COPRODUCTION
CCCP (Brussels), Sciapode (Paris), Ultima Vez (Brussels)

WITH THE SUPPORT OF
het Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (VAF), le Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains, ADAMI, Collectivité Territoriale de Corse & France 3 Corse, Telesonne, Image Plus

 

 

Distribution
ULTIMA VEZ

contact@ultimavez.com
SCIAPODE

Emilie Blézat: eblezat@sciapode.net

 

Technical specifications
Year of production: 2004
Duration: 52'