FARREBIQUE, OR THE FOUR SEASONS (Georges Rouquier, 1947)

Given the sentimental roots of humanity, in art the simplest ideas are sometimes the most powerful. In Georges Rouquier’s Farrebique ou Les quatre saisons, which chronicles a year in the life of a farming family in Goutrens, Aveyron, the time-lapsed blossoming of a spring flower in a field is conjoined with the sound of a […]