These Shoes are Made for Walking

  title={These Shoes are Made for Walking},
  author={B{\'e}r{\'e}nice Reynaud},
  journal={Afterall: A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry},
  pages={42 - 51}
  • B. Reynaud
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Art
  • Afterall: A Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry
3 Tap-tap-tap... Preceded by the clicking of her high heels, a young woman (Sylvie Testud) walks through the Place Vend?me in Paris, the camera following her in one unbroken shot until she reaches her car. A young man (Stanislas Mehrar) follows her, gets into his own car, and continues tailing her. In Marcel Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu the young woman was Albertine and the man was Marcel. For La Captive (1999), her latest narrative feature to-date, Chantal Akerman, adapting La…