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4.2
21 Ratings

Starting Place/Point de départ

Directed by Robert Kramer
France, 1994
Documentary

Synopsis

In Starting Place, Robert Kramer revisits Hanoi, two decades after the end of the war and his making of People’s war. He succeeds in creating an impressionistic portrait of a country dealing with its haunting past while struggling to build a competitive economy.

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Starting Place/Point de départ Directed by Robert Kramer

Critics reviews

Beautifully and evocatively edited with a grace that recalls Godard’s 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, this is a thoughtful, provocative, and moving engagement with a subject that still represents an enforced blank spot in this country’s consciousness.
September 01, 1993
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