Back To Normandy
Back To Normandy

Back To Normandy

A film by Nicolas Philibert

This film's origins lie in another.The one that the director René Allio shot in Normandy in1975 based on a local crime: « I, Pierre Rivière, Having Slaughtered My Mother, My Sister and My Brother… »I was 24 at the time. René Allio had offered me a position as first assistant director.Shot a few miles from the scene of the triple murder 140 years earlier, this film owed most of its uniqueness to the fact that nearly every part was given to local country people.Today, I have decided to return to Normandy to seek out the transient actors of the film.Thirty years have passed…

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Des hommes et des femmes saisis dans la vérité de leur vie. Nicolas Philibert ou la beauté d’un cinéma fraternel.”

— La Croix

Utopie, engagement, humanisme. Une oeuvre émouvante et poétique.”

— Le Monde

Out Of Competition, Cannes Film Festival
2007
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— director
Nicolas Philibert
— producers
Les Films d’Ici, Maïa Films
— duration
1h53
— release date france
October 3, 2007
— nationality
France
— genre
Documentary
— french distributor
Les Films du Losange
— international sales
Les Films du Losange
— coproducers
ARTE France Cinéma
— format
35 mm / 1:85
— sound format
Dolby S.R.D.
— cinematographer
Katell Djian
— sound
Yolande Decarsin
— editing
Nicolas Philibert, Thaddée Bertrand
— music
André Veil, Jean-Philippe Viret
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