Un pays plus beau qu’avant

Un pays plus beau qu’avant (Hannes Verhoustraete, 2018)
Un pays plus beau qu’avant
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Un pays plus beau qu’avant (Hannes Verhoustraete, 2018)
Price
Prijs
Prix
€ 3,50
Language
Taal
Langue
French, Lingala
Subtitles
Ondertitels
Sous-titres
Dutch, English, French
Duration
Duur
Longueur
67'
Aspect Ratio
Beeldverhouding
Format d'image
1.78

Un pays plus beau qu’avant is a documentary film about a Congolese businessman in Brussels. The wanderings of Jean-Simon reveal a microcosm of informal commerce within the Congolese community. The everyday economic urgency of this “humble salesman” is tied to the political and humanitarian urgency that animates the diaspora faced with the situation in Congo today and the colonial history. The film orbits around these two imperatives, in a negotiation between here and elsewhere, the past and the present.

“I came here. I was young. Yes, I was much too young. And alone. I came here alone, a long time ago.”

Jean-Simon in the film

Un pays plus beau qu’avant (Hannes Verhoustraete, 2018)
Price
Prijs
Prix
€ 3,50
Language
Taal
Langue
French, Lingala
Subtitles
Ondertitels
Sous-titres
Dutch, English, French
Duration
Duur
Longueur
67'
Aspect Ratio
Beeldverhouding
Format d'image
1.78
A Film by
Een film van
Un film de
Image
Beeld
Image
Hannes Verhoustraete
Sound
Geluid
Son
Lennert De Taeye, Ruben Desiere, Nina de Vroome, Liesbeth Beeckman
Producer
Producent
Producteur
Emmy Oost
Editing
Montage
Montage
Geoffroy Cernaix, Hannes Verhoustraete, Elias Grootaers
Music
Muziek
Musique
Joe McPhee
Sound Editing
Klankmontage
Montage Son
Valérie Le Docte
Sound Mix
Klankmix
Mixage son
Simon Jamart
Production
Productie
Production
Cassette for timescapes
Co-production
Coproductie
Coproduction
L'atelier cinéma – GSARA
With the Support of
Met de steun van
Avec le soutien de
Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), The Pascal Decroos Fund, KASK / School of Arts, VGC