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La pyramide humaine (1961)

The arrival of Nadine, a new student, in the Abidjan Lyceum is the starting point for a discussion about interratial relationships.

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Jean Rouch

Writer:

Jean Rouch
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nadine Ballot Nadine Ballot ... Herself (as Nadine)
Denise Denise ... Herself
Elola Elola ... Himself
Jean-Claude Jean-Claude ... Himself
Nathalie Nathalie ... Herself
Raymond Raymond ... Himself
Alain Tusques Alain Tusques ... Himself (as Alain)
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The arrival of Nadine, a new student, in the Abidjan Lyceum is the starting point for a discussion about interratial relationships.

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Country:

France | Côte d'Ivoire

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 April 1961 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pirâmide Humana See more »

Filming Locations:

Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire

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Les Films de la Pléiade See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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My favorite at the Midnight Sun Film Festival
23 August 2003 | by CharbaxSee all my reviews

I attended 21 movies and discussions at the Midnight Sun Film Festival 2003 in the north of Finland.

La Pyramide Humaine was my absolute favorite. It has so touching moments in it, it's incredible. It's Cinema Vérité that hurts. It's making a movie for the movie to become cool, and not having books of pre-calculated knowledge about how the movie is to be made. Just knowing what a cool movie is, and capturing the cool moments once one is at that cool location with those cool people.

This movie-experience is incredible.


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