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

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.