For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.6
378 Ratings

Almayer's Folly

La folie Almayer

Directed by Chantal Akerman
Belgium, 2011
Drama

Synopsis

Working freely from Joseph Conrad’s debut novel, Akerman tells the story of a European trader in 1950s Malaysia whose dreams of a Western life for his Malay daughter slowly lead to destruction.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Almayer's Folly
Directed by Chantal Akerman

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2011 | Out of Competition

Toronto International Film Festival

2011 | Masters

BFI London Film Festival

2011 | Cinema Europa

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

2011 | Panorama

Show all

What are people saying?