Eric Rohmer was the quintessential Parisian film-maker: he lived in Paris, worked in Paris, and died in Paris. Between the late 1950s and mid-2000s, he shot over twenty short films, feature films, and documentaries on location in Paris. Using only footage from these films, 'Mapping Rohmer' takes a cinematic journey through Rohmer’s Paris. It looks through Rohmer’s lens, and follows the various paths that he, his actors, and his camera together traced through the city.
The ideas explored in 'Mapping Rohmer' form the basis of my subsequent feature-length film 'Rohmer in Paris':