Alemann’s most striking exploration of her face as a mask –here,
an aggressive one– and a key link between her cinema and her later
work with Butoh performance. Shot by Claudio Caldini.
Marie Louise Alemann
Born in North Rhine-Westphalia
in 1927, she was a filmmaker, journalist, photographer, and performance artist. Her first film was Yo veo
conejos (1967). She directed around 30 shorts until her last year of film production in 1985. She died in
Buenos Aires in 2015.