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WE COME AS FRIENDS

by Hubert Sauper

synopsis

The second part of Hubert Sauperʼs cinema trilogy (slavery - colonisation - globalisation) in which Darwin's Nightmare constitutes the third part. We come as Friends intends to illustrate colonisation as a human phenomenon in an explicit manner as well as in a metaphoric sense without suggesting simplified accusations or political propositions. It will not be a historical film since colonisation as well as slave trade are still happening today - in a modified way, a more industrial, massive and more global fashion than a hundred years ago.

international title: We Come as Friends
original title: We Come as Friends
country: Austria, France
sales agent: Le Pacte
year: 2013
genre: documentary
directed by: Hubert Sauper
film run: 110'
screenplay: Hubert Sauper
cinematography by: Hubert Sauper, Barney Broomfield, Enzo Brandner, Eugenio Polgovsky
film editing: Denise Vindevogel
producer: Hubert Sauper, Gabriele Kranzelbinder
production: KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Production, Adelante Films
backing: ÖFI, ORF-FFA, FFW, Eurimages, Canal +, ARTE France
distributor: Le Pacte

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main awards/selection

Sundance Film Festival 2014 
Berlin International Film Festival 2014 Berlinale Special
Austrian Film Awards 2015Best documentary
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