Icarus Films • 2h 6m
Directed by Chantal Akerman • Drama • With Stanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion • 2011 • 127 minutes
Somewhere in Southeast Asia, in a little lost village on a wide and turbulent river, a European man clings to his pipe dreams out of love for his daughter. A story of passion, loss and madness. Adapted from the novel by Joseph Conrad.
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