This Answering Service Takes no Messages [Ce répondeur ne prend pas de messages] is a mournful performance film shot by Cavalier immediately after the death of his wife in a car accident. For 7 days, he reads out his wife’s letters in front of the camera. The shooting was done in one take and without subsequent editing.
The Encounter [La rencontre] is an intimate chronicle of lovers’ lives, told through objects belonging to them, parts of their bodies, and places they often visit. The voices off screen convey the deep meaning that these simple images have for lovers.