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Magritte or the Object Lesson
Release Date: January 01, 1960
|Production Companies||:||RTBF, Ministère de l’Instruction publique|
|Director||:||Luc de Heusch|
|Writers||:||Luc de Heusch, Jacques Delcorde, Jean Raine|
The surrealist painter René Magritte questions the objective reality and emphasizes the arbitrariness of the relationship between an object, its image and its name: the evocation of mystery consists of images of familiar things gathered or transformed in such a way that they no longer conform to our ideas, whether naive or wise.