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NOMAD'S LAND – SUR LES TRACES DE NICOLAS BOUVIER

by Gaël Métroz

synopsis

Fifty years after Nicolas Bouvier’s journey from Geneva to Sri Lanka, film director Gaël Métroz follows the author’s footsteps with his camera. Although he wanted to revive Bouvier’s account, he ultimately tells his own story. While the Orient has changed a great deal since “l’Usage du Monde”, the fascination of this world continues to captivate. The danger and beauty of a journey which loses its innocence.

original title: Nomad's Land – Sur les traces de Nicolas Bouvier
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2008
genre: documentary
directed by: Gaël Métroz
film run: 90'
screenplay: Gaël Métroz
cinematography by: Gaël Métroz, Séverine Barde
film editing: Jeanetta Ionesco
producer: Francine Lusser, Gérard Monier
production: Tipi'mages Productions sàrl, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
distributor: Agora Films
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