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Les maîtres fous

Jean Rouch France, 1955

aurkihnowe's rating of the film The Mad Masters

So which is "madder"? The unchecked colonialism and greed that these people somewhat emulate? Or the simple primitivism (I don't mean that word pejoratively, necessarily) of their strange and wild rituals...the answer is in the history books.....