*The name which derives from Barta (a Gascon word meaning wet area bordering a stream or river) refers to low lands flooted each winter by river Adour.

A film written and directed by Vincent Gérard, Cédric Laty and Bernard Marcadé
Co-writer : Camille Zéhenne

Film / Documentary / 51 min

With precised extracts words chosen sparingly from Mythologies by Roland Barthes, through a boat trip, a bike race, a walk, an airplane flight, a striptease. Barthes* is a journey, eyes wide open in the famous light of the french South West, from Urt to the Atlantic Ocean.

With Chouchou l’Amoureuse – Emmanuelle Jolly – Vincent Montauk
Narrators : Michel Camos (Eng. version) & Bernard Marcadé (French version)
Production & Distribution : Lamplighter Films & Perspective Films
Coproduction : La Petite Escalère – Partnerships : La Machine à Lire, ENSAPC – Support : agnès b.

World premiere – International competition MLS Visions du Réel, Nyon 2017