THE IMAGINARY LIFE OF JACQUES MONORY 

Un film à offrir à tout homme déçu. Un espoir.
— Manuel Foglia
Quel être passionnant et quel artiste stimulant. Un seul regret, que ce soit si court!
— Francine Laurendeau, Derrière l’image

Documentary / Beta sp / 24 min. / 2005

Synopsis

French painter Jacques Monory, opens his Paris studio to the camera. He evokes the obsessions of a lifetime: monochrome, philosophy and…revolvers. Now in his seventies, the artist is at peace with his legacy. A compelling look into the life and work of a major player on the contemporary art scene.  

IMAGE   Jennifer Alleyn

SOUND    Olivier De Nesle, Sylvain Bellemare

EDITING   Stéphane Lafleur

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER   Christine Falco

PRODUCER    Jennifer Alleyn et Globus films / Télé-Québec

DISTRIBUTION     Vidéographe distribution

Film career

  • The imaginary life of Jacques Monory is presented at the inauguration of the new Museum of Contemporary Art in Val-de-Marne, with the exhibition Jacques Monory (France) in November 2005.
  • It was then presented at the Cinéma des Cinéastes in Paris (France).
  • In Montreal, he was shown at the Ex-Centris Parallel Cinema for two weeks and received critical acclaim (November 13-23, 2006).
  • Vancouver International Film Festival and Acadian Francophone Film Festival 2006.
  • Broadcasted on Télé-Québec in 2006.
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