Le chien / Lettre a la prison / Letter to Prison (1969) DVD9
Shot in 1969 between Tunis and Paris - under the watchful eye of Jean Rouch and using Chris Marker's 16mm camera - Letter to the Prison was stowed in boxes for some 40 years due to lack of funds, before finally seeing completion in 2008.

In 1970, Tahar, a young Tunisian, travels to France for the first time to help his older brother, who is wrongly accused of murder and incarcerated in Paris. He first stops in Marseille, where he meets Tunisians very different from those familiar to him; enigmatic French people; and a strange atmosphere that makes him doubt his brother’s innocence, his own innocence and his own mental integrity...

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:09:50 | 5.00 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Francais-Arabic
Subtitles: English, Italiano
Genre: Drama

Director: Marc Scialom
Cast: Tahar Aibi, Marie-Christine Lefort, Marie-Christine Rabedon
Country: Tunisia, France

-- La Parole perdue, a short by Marc Scialom
-- Interview with Marc Scialom

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