World soundtrack awards
N: The Madness of Reason
Archived: N: The Madness of Reason - N: The Madness of Reason (2014)

director: Peter Krüger

composer: Walter Hus
With: Michael Lonsdale (narrator), Fatoumata Diawara (vocals), Hamadoun Kassogué, Wendyam Sawadogo, Vieux Farka Touré, a.o.

duration: 102 minutes
Belgian Cinema Today , Docs , Documentary

Official Selection - Global Cinema

N-The Madness of Reason' is the story of Frenchman Raymond Borremans, who left Europe for Africa in the mid-20th century and devoted his life to the creation of the first encyclopaedia of this new world. However, by the time of his death he has only reached the letter N. The movie was selected for the Berlin International Film Festival.


director: Peter Krüger
composer: Walter Hus
producer: Peter Krüger
screenplay: Ben Okri (text), Peter Krüger
Editor: Nico Leunen
Cinematography: Rimvydas Leipus
sound: Alex Booy & Huybert Boon

production company: Inti Films

More info

dialogue: French
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Belgium - Netherlands - Germany
year: 2014

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PETER KRÜGER (1964): Nazareth (1997), Roberte's dans (1998), Poets of Mongolia (1999), The Eclipse of Sint-Gillis (2001), Les thermes de Karlovy Vary, Tchéquie (2003), De vreemde man (2003, Short), Le monastère de Benediktbeuern, Bavière, Allemagne (2004, TV Series), Antwerpen Centraal (2011), N: The Madness of Reason (2014)

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

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