19 Ago “Port de Bras” by Roman Villevoye
In its lightning-fast narrative, “Port de Bras” resembles a moving painting. When we try to understand Roman Villevoye’s work from a more rational point of view, we discover that in reality the film has already reached a deeper point of our consciences. Probably the total absence of dialogues and the splendid choreography of these bodies full of life, reach us in a series of symbols of deep and immediate expressiveness.
The short film deals with the field of fashion from a delicate and complex point of view, observing it from the perspective of men and their social language. It is for this reason that even spectators less interested in fashion can still find wider meanings, letting themselves be carried away by the refined visual game of a multiform and seductive narrative, which crosses the geometries of places with the freedom of bodies.
In particular, the workwear, which is at the center of this film, stands out for its unprecedented beauty, which out of the functional context becomes an act of love for the comfort and humility of beauty. We like to consider “Port de Bras” as a new, revolutionary “Manifesto”.