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Almayer's Folly

La folie Almayer

Directed by Chantal Akerman
Belgium, 2011


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.

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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

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