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ALMAYER'S FOLLY

by Chantal Akerman

synopsis

Somewhere in South-East Asia, in a little lost village on a wide and turbulent river, a European man clings to his pipe dreams out of love for his daughter. It is a quest for the absolute; a story of passion and madness.

international title: Almayer's Folly
original title: La Folie Almayer
country: Belgium, France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Chantal Akerman
release date: FR 28/09/2011, BE 29/02/2012
cast: Stanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion, Zac Andrianasolo, Sakhna Oum, Solida Chan, Sun Yucheng, Bunthang Khim
film editing: Claire Atherton
music: Steve Dzialowski
producer: Patrick Quinet, Paulo Branco
production: Artémis Productions, Liaison cinématographique
distributor: Shellac Distribution, Cinéart