Distributor:  Icarus Films
Length:  84 minutes
Date:  2018
Genre:  Expository
Language:  French / English subtitles
Color/BW:  Color
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France (Les Habitants)

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Documentarist Raymond Depardon travels through provincial France in a camper, gathering conversations with people from all walks of life.

France (Les Habitants)

"I am going to drive through France, from the north to the south. I plan to stop in front of homes, places of business, municipal buildings.

I am going to meet the people of France, to listen to what they have to say. I won’t ask questions. I’ll let them take their time, gather their thoughts and talk as they will. I will invite people I have only just met into a mobile studio to talk, without constraints, with absolute freedom."Raymond Depardon

After JOURNAL DE FRANCE, legendary filmmaker-photographer Raymond Depardon delivers a unique picture of France today. Tender, moving, powerful—a film that will reveal the country’s intimate side.

“An affectionately realistic portrait of a France we seldom see.” The Hollywood Reporter


Awards

** Official Selection, 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Citation

Main credits

Depardon, Raymond (film director)
Depardon, Raymond (cinematographer)
Nougaret, Claudine (film producer)

Other credits

Musique originale, Alexandre Desplat; montage image, Pauline Gaillard.


Distributor credits

A film by Raymond Depardon

Docuseek2 subjects

Cultural Anthropology
Photography
Immigration and Refugees
France
Sociology
Community
Documentary Films
European Studies

Distributor subjects

Anthropology
Biography
Cinema Studies
Europe
France
Distrib Films
Photography
Sociology
Raymond Depardon

Keywords

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