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Sabine Prenczina

Farendj (L'Etranger)

Edition 1990
90' - 1990 - Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Sabine Prenczina Composer: Mino Cinelu With: Tim Roth, Marie Matheron, Matthias Habich
Anton, a young writer suffering from writer's block, finds himself in Ethiopia in the town of Harar. While visiting the house where Rimbaud once lived, he meets Zeleka, keeper of an ancestral feud. Leaving his partner Julie, who works for a humanitarian organization, he moves into Rimbaud's house with Yssa, Zeleka's granddaughter. Lead by the old woman's will, he follows a surreal search for the lost poet to the point of losing his sense of seH. leaving Yssa, he ends up disappearing. Julie returns quickly from Paris and throws herself into the task of looking for him. She finds him eventually, but for Anton, returning is no longer possible.

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Credits

Director

Sabine Prenczina

Composer

Mino Cinelu

With

Tim Roth, Marie Matheron, Matthias Habich

Director of Photography

Elisabeth Prouvost

Editor

Geneviève Letellier

Producer

Jean De Tregomain

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

France

Year

1990

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