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Karen Blixen, le songe d'une nuit africaine

Karen Blixen, le songe d’une nuit africaine

Elizabeth Kapnist

France | 2017 | 52 min
French, English |
Subtitles: French
Adventurous, introspective, and romanesque is how one would describe the works of Karen Blixen, one of the greatest Danish authors of the 20th century. Her works were popularly acclaimed and adapted by the masters of the silver screen, such as Orson Welles and Sydney Pollack. Looking deep within her discovery of the dark continent and her own extreme experience with disease, this unique woman’s works present an intimate understanding of Africa, still torn between the wounds of European colonialism and an inevitable emancipation. Building on her travel journals, her drawings, her exchanges, and her photos of Kenya and Denmark, this film revisits an exceptional destiny that gave us the key to deciphering today’s Africa.
Director Elizabeth Kapnist
Editing Philippe Baillon
Voice Marianne Basler
Cinematography Nicolas Le Gal
Music Greco Casadesus

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Luchino Visconti (2016) ; Orson Welles, autopsie d’une légende (2015) ; La vie en vrac (2012) ; Une maison, un écrivain : Nathalie Sarraute, la datcha de Chérence (2011) ; Une maison, un écrivain : Jean Cocteau, le refuse (2011) ; Un écran nommé désir (2006) ; Vaslav Nijinski, une âme en exil (2000) ; Chaliapin: The Enchanter (1998)

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