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Contre l'oubli (1991)

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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Credited cast:
Paul Amar ... Himself (segment "Pour Wang Xizhe, Chine")
Robert Badinter ... Himself (segment "Pour Kim Song-Man, Corée du Sud")
... Himself (segment "Pour Alexandre Goldovitch, URSS")
... Herself (segment "Pour Maria Nonna Santa Clara, Philippines") (voice)
... Herself (segment "Pour Andreas Christodoulou, Grèce")
... Herself (segment "Pour Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnam")
Henri Cartier-Bresson ... Himself (segment "Pour Mamadou Bâ, Mauritanie") (voice)
Claude Cheysson ... Himself (segment "Pour Abd al-Ra'uf Ghabin, Israël")
... Herself (segment "Pour Febe Elisabeth Velásquez, El Salvador")
... Dalton Prejean (segment "Pour Dalton Prejean, USA")
... Herself (segment "Pour Ghassan Najjar, Syrie")
... Himself (segment "Pour Alirio de Jesús Pedraza Becerra, Colombie")
... Herself (segment "Pour Crisanto Mederos, Venezuela")
... Herself (segment "Pour Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar")
Henri Groues ... Himself (segment "Pour Dalton Prejean, USA") (as Abbé Pierre)
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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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