The Path of Oblivion

Mini DV film, Color, 23 min, 2009

Music : Louis Sclavis

Co-production : École Supérieure d’art et de design Marseille-Méditerranée

 

At Marseille’s open-sea port (also called “pier of oblivion”), where ships remain docked for long periods, one comes across inscriptions left by sailors, including three Chinese ideograms. Along the path of inquiry, a tale is woven about a Taiwanese ship, which, being listed in a marine registry, has given rise to various conjectures.