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In the Land of the Deaf (1992)
"Le pays des sourds" (original title)

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With unerring curiousity and sensitivity, director Philbert portrays the difficulties and joys of being deaf, offering vivid portraits of people of all ages coping with and surmounting their challenges.

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Credited cast:
Jean-Claude Poulain ...
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Abou Bakar ...
Enfant (as Aboubaker)
Anh Tuan ...
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Florent ...
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Frédéric ...
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Jalal ...
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Karen ...
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Tomo ...
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Odile Ghermani ...
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Babette Deboissy ...
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Denis Azra ...
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Victor Abbou
Levent Beskardes
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With unerring curiousity and sensitivity, director Philbert portrays the difficulties and joys of being deaf, offering vivid portraits of people of all ages coping with and surmounting their challenges.

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7 April 2004 | by (Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India) – See all my reviews

hi, i watched the movie screened by the Hyderabad Film Club HYFIC during the french film festival of this month [April 2004] a very carefully made film. a lot of research and patience should have gone into making this film. a seemingly impossible job is made possible. the way the characters communicate with each other and with the audience is superb. at some point of time i felt that 'being deaf' is a blessing in disguise as it develops tremendous visual sense and concentration.


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