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favorite movies: Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

“ - I didn’t even want to use you guys, with your dip and velcro and all your gear bullshit. I wanted to drop a bomb. But people didn’t believe in this lead enough to drop a bomb. So they’re using you guys as canaries. And, in theory, if bin Laden isn’t there, you can sneak away and no one will be the wiser. But bin Laden is there. And you’re going to kill him for me. ” 

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Extrait QUI VIVE de Marianne Tardieu (ACID CANNES 2014)

NICK CAVE AND WARREN ELLIS - LOIN DES HOMMES Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have written an original film score for Loin des Hommes (Far From Men) – a French film written and directed by David Oelhoffen, set in Algeria’s Atlas mountains in 1954 and starring Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb. The film will premiere in the official competition of the “Mostra”, Venice Film Festival on 1st September before it’s North American premiere in the “Special Presentation” selection at the Toronto International Film Festival a few days later. Above is a first glimpse at the film.

Far from Men (2014)
“Loin des hommes” (original title)

Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder.

Director: David Oelhoffen
Writers: Albert Camus (short story: L'Hôte), Antoine Lacomblez (collaboration), 1 more credit »
Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Djemel Barek | See full cast and crew »