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Lest We Forget (1991)
"Contre l'oubli" (original title)

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Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean... See full summary »

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Paul Amar ...
Himself (segment "Pour Wang Xizhe, Chine")
Robert Badinter ...
Himself (segment "Pour Kim Song-man, Corée")
Guy Bedos ...
Himself (segment "Pour Alexandre Goldovitch, URSS")
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Herself (segment "Pour Maria Nonna Santa Clara, Philippine")
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Herself (segment "Pour Andreas Christodoulou, Grèce")
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Herself (segment "Pour Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnam")
Henri Cartier-Bresson ...
Himself (segment "Pour Mamadou Bâ, Mauritanie")
Claude Cheysson ...
Himself (segment "Pour Abd al-Ra'uf Ghabini, Israël")
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Herself (segment "Pour Febe Elisabeth Velasquez, El Salvador")
Alex Descas
Anny Duperey ...
Herself (segment "Pour Ghassan Najjar, Syrie")
Martine Francke
Sami Frey ...
Himself (segment "Pour Alirio de Jesus Pedraza Becerra, Colombie")
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Herself (segment "Pour Anstraum Aman Villagran Morales, Guatémala")
Anouk Grinberg ...
Herself (segment "Pour Alirio de Crisanto Mederos, Vénézuela")
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Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean Luc Godard and Anne Marie Mieville's film concerns the plight of Thomas Wanggai, West Papuan activist who has since died in prison. The short films were commissioned by Amnesty International. Written by Archie Moore <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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