Sometimes you cry in other peoples’ homes. You ring up and say: I don’t want them to hear, I don’t want them to see me. Can you give me the keys to your place? In return you clean up, you vacuum a little or you leave a few choco- lates on the kitchen table.
It’s the story of history, the mythogy of an empire. Amid urban rumours, two people will tell the story, a man and a woman. Between empire and kingdom, spaces fluctuate while they expand, heading for a possible union.
The title “In the open” should be taken literally as the camera turns to details of a barren, untouched landscape which serves as a projection surface for exploring the cinematic apparatus, and (de)constructing cinematic space, time, and movement.
An empty park in Paris. The sky is low and dense, the trees are naked. A young and nervous woman waits for her lover. The liitle gril with her plays in silence. The man arrives. The little girl decides to explore the park.