The Inner Scar
DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
CAST: NICO, PIERRE CLEMENTI , PHILIPPE GARREL
CINEMATOGRAPHY - MICHEL FOURNIER
MUSIC - NICO
SOUND - ANTOINE BONFANTI, RENé LEVERT
“Features Pierre Clementi (nude) and the Andy Warhol superstar Nico (dressed in a loose robe), and a few others, including Philippe Garrel. Clementi speaks French; Nico sometimes complains in English and sometimes declaims in German verse, and sometimes sings for musical background on the soundtrack. There are no subtitles.”—New York Times, 1972.
“One mustn’t ask yourself questions while watching . . . it should be watched for pleasure, as one can take pleasure from walking in the desert.”—Philippe Garrel
“Personally, I find this film a masterpiece. A total masterpiece. I can’t explain it.”—Henri Langlois
The Inner Scar screens as part of the series Philippe Garrel: Part 1.