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Return from Africa (1973)

Le retour d'Afrique (original title)
An ode to liberated speech and to the power of words, "those one speaks to others, those one speaks in silence", Alain Tanner's third film is inspired by a poet and a poetic text which deeply affected him as a young director.

Director:

Alain Tanner

Writer:

Alain Tanner (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josée Destoop Josée Destoop ... Françoise Silvestre
François Marthouret François Marthouret ... Vincent Silvestre
Juliet Berto ... Juliet
Anne Wiazemsky ... Anne
Jacqueline Cuénod Jacqueline Cuénod ... Jacqueline
Roger Ibáñez Roger Ibáñez ... Emilio (as Roger Ibanez)
Roger Jendly Roger Jendly ... Marcel
François Roulet François Roulet ... Jardinier
Pierre Holdener Pierre Holdener ... Jardinier
Séverine Bujard Séverine Bujard
Armen Godel Armen Godel
Philippe Gruffel Philippe Gruffel
Jacques Roman Jacques Roman
Dominique Catton Dominique Catton
André Schmidt André Schmidt ... L'acheteur de la voiture
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Storyline

An ode to liberated speech and to the power of words, "those one speaks to others, those one speaks in silence", Alain Tanner's third film is inspired by a poet and a poetic text which deeply affected him as a young director.

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The New Film from the Director of the Highly Acclaimed "La Salamandre"

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 September 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Powrót z Afryki See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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