Flaubert Dreams of Travel But The Illness of His Mother Prevents It

The Wooster Group and Ken Kobland.
1986, 20 min, color, sound

Flaubert Dreams of Travel..., focuses on images of death and transcendence as suggested by the writings of Gustave Flaubert. The film was made in conjunction with the Wooster Group's theater production Frank Dell's The Temptation of St. Anthony, a re-invention of Flaubert's epic "closet drama" about the visions and ecstasies of the fourth century hermit St. Anthony.

Director: Elizabeth LeCompte. Photography/Editor/Score: Ken Kobland. Producer: The Wooster Group.