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Nomad's Land: In the Footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier ()

Nomad's Land - Sur les traces de Nicolas Bouvier (original title)
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The young director, Gael Metroz, takes the road alone, camera in hand, in the footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier. He discovers that the East is no longer the almost carefree land of the Fifties recounted in l'Usage du Monde: Iran in crises,... See more »

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Eliane Bouvier ...
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Gaël Métroz

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Francine Lusser ... producer
Gérard Monier ... producer

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Julien Pouget

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Gaël Métroz ... (2008)

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Jeanetta Ionesco

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Carlos Ibañez Diaz ... additional sounds: Geneva (as Carlos Ibáñez)
Gaël Métroz ... boom operator (2008)
Denis Séchaud ... re-recording mixer

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Gaël Métroz ... camera operator

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The young director, Gael Metroz, takes the road alone, camera in hand, in the footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier. He discovers that the East is no longer the almost carefree land of the Fifties recounted in l'Usage du Monde: Iran in crises, Pakistan shaken by tribal violence's, Taliban, civil war in Sri Lanka. This world, Bouvier had the usage, seem to have disappeared under the veil of time. Disappointed the director leaves the main road traced by the famous Topolino and continues on the small path with the nomads. In creating his own route, Gael Metroz reveals the writer's philosophy of travel. Written by Francine Lusser

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Taglines Alone with his camera and Nicolas Bouvier's books, Gael Metroz engages a long journey which will becomes an initiatory film. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Nomad's Land: In the Footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier (World-wide, English title)
  • Nomad's Land: In the Footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier (United States)
  • Nomad's Land: In the Footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier (United Kingdom)
  • Land der Nomaden (Germany)
  • Nomad's Land - Auf den Spuren von Nicolas Bouvier (Germany)
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  • 90 min
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Budget CHF380,000 (estimated)

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