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From the East

Chantal Akerman, Belgium, France, Portugal, 1993, 107'

Film retraces a journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, from East Germany, across Poland and the Baltics, to Moscow. It is a voyage Chantal Akerman wanted to make shortly after the collapse of the Soviet bloc “before it was too late”, reconstructing her impressions in the manner of a documentary on the border of fiction.

Director Chantal Akerman
Producer Francois Le Bayon
Camera Raymond Fromont, Bernard Delville
Editing Claire Atherton, Agnes Bruckert

Festivals Locarno 1993, Toronto 1993, Berlin 1994,
San Francisco 1994

Projections
12.05 / 14.00 / Yugoslav Film Archive