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2007 | Color | 1h 53

Back in 1975, Nicolas Philibert was a young assistant to filmmaker René Allio. They made the film Moi, Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma mère, ma soeur et mon frère? (I, Pierre Rivière, having cut the throat of my mother, my sister and my brother)?, inspired by a crime that took place in Normandy 140 years before. This film owed its singularity and beauty to the fact that all the main roles were played by peasants of the region. Thirty years later, Nicolas Philibert went back to Normandy to find those peasants and see what they had become. Some are no longer alive and others have emigrated but he tries to recover their story in his new movie: Return to Normandy.

Country: Francia
Direction: Philibert; Nicolas
Script: Philibert; Nicolás
Production: Sandoz; Gilles, Lalou; Serge
Photography: Djian; Katell
Sound: Decarsin; Yolande, Cloquet; Julien
Music: Veil; André, Jean-philippe; Jean-philippe
Cast:Borel; Anne, Hébert; Claude, Picard; Nicole, Delozier; Norbert
Participation year at FICM: 2008

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