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Welcome to Madagascar

Bienvenue à Madagascar

Directed by Franssou Prenant
France, 2015
Documentary, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Franssou Prenant goes back to Argel, where she lived as the wife of the Madagascar’s ambassador. She shoots a polyphony that mixes her own memories with other visions of the city, digging into the past life of Argel.

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Welcome to Madagascar Directed by Franssou Prenant

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Welcome to Madagascar

    Maghreb, Algiers, tales of a city. Using an imagetic tune of and by memory, inscribed in it and organized by it, with the occurrence of several voices off, never discursives or didactic - some Duras in Prenant's voice-, as if it were a chorus about a space and its events, a Greek corpus in a piece around a character: a town, its portrait through decades, with an idea of a constant meta-narrative, magnifying it.