Audrey MCA Pety   ︎ research

- What  can a  collector save from a society  full of serial, disposable objects ?  -

  AWARD •  
Selected for the Invisible Film Program by Alexandra Midal, 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, october 2017



[From the reverse side]

video, 12’05’’

The daily life of somebody collecting marginal objects and obsessed with plastic bags, cups, or tissues. A Revers is the transposition of the novel A Rebours (Against the grain, K. J. Huysmans, 1869) into the 21th century.

- find A revers on Vimeo -

Cast team

Philomène Félicité Floressas - Juliette Colin

Nestalie Gervaisais - Claire Saumande
The rainwater collector -  Gérard Bourcart

Boom operator Kiki Lee
Screenplay, editing & direction Audrey MCA Pety
Quotes from

Against the Grain, Karl Joris Huysmans, 1869
Mme Gervaisais, Edmond et Jules de Goncourt, 1889
Soeur Philomène,Edmond et Jules de Goncourt,  1861
A Simple Soul, Gustave Flaubert, 1877
La Collectionneuse, Eric Rohmer, 1967
Le Collectionneur de collections, Henri Cueco, 2005