1986, 25:00 minutes, colour, French


A work of poetic fiction dealing with the values and identities of all youth, Puzzle looks at the problems of unemployment and loneliness, among others. The characters carry the frustation of leading an unfulfilling life. Basically, they attempt to seek a meaning to life, knowing that they are still searching to fit together pieces of life's puzzle.

Fiction poétique portant sur un moment dans la vie d'une jeune femme. Elle retrace son passé et ses origines en juxtaposant les pièces du casse-tête de sa vie intérieure. Dans une construction formelle "live," les personnages vivent un présent fragmenté où s'illustrent des moments par lesquels il tentent de recomposer leur identité et le sens de la vie qu'il veulent se donner. Vidéo sur un dilemme qui presse toute une jeunesse: l'éclatement des valeurs et des identités.

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Critical Writing

Film/Video Interface
by Geoffrey Shea. Cinema Canada, Feb. 1988, no. 149.
Documenta Et Les Artistes
by France Morin. Parachute, Fall 1977, no. 8.