Céline, ou la Galère Tropicale
Celine or the Tropical Wreck
In collaboration with Dominique Schwartz and Bob Essoula
IO production with the participation of Centre National du Cinéma
Betacam SP, 44mn, 1996
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In 1916 Louis Ferdinand Céline managed a rubber plantation buried in the jungle of Cameroon. He wrote his first novel there, upon which Journey to the End of the Night is based. The heroine, a contemporary Bardamu assumed to be the writer’s granddaughter, returns to Africa to trace her grandfather’s footsteps.