Not a Documentary
Fictions that masquerade as documentaries are amongst the most interesting ‘approximations’.
Using theories of documentary and making comparison with documentary films, this section examines three diverse examples that disrupt and make one doubt definitions of ‘documentary’ and ‘fiction’ as well as implicitly speculating that the two are not necessarily diametrically opposed.
Le Quattro Volte (Michelangelo Frammantino, 2010); Robinson in Ruins (Patrick Keiller, 2010); Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008).
- Le Quattro Volte – Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010