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As a Fly Drawn to the Flame

Als een vlieg naar de vlam

Directed by BarBara Hanlo
Netherlands, 2007
Documentary

Synopsis

Like a fly to a flame, the young and well-to-do Alexandrine Tinne is drawn to the African continent. It is an instinct, she writes in one of her approximately one hundred surviving letters. Through quotations from these, the adventurer who died in 1869 gets a voice.

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As a Fly Drawn to the Flame Directed by BarBara Hanlo