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Le pays dévasté

Emmanuel Lefrant
The Devastated Land
France 2015 / 12’
experimental

Emmanuel Lefrant’s film looks back to the geological age when humans were just starting to learn to control the powers of nature that had dominated them up to that point. Traces—chemical, consumption, and nuclear—of their existence will remain in the planet’s geological code for thousands or even millions of years. Making use of negative images, Lefrant presents an ominious picture of Earth’s future.

Patryk Tomiczek

Emmanuel Lefrant

Born in France in 1975. An artist whose interests are based on film abstractions. His works have been shown all over the world. He is associated with Light Cone, an experimental-film distributor.

Selected filmography

2001 Underground (short)
2002 Saraban (short)
2006 Blitz (short)
2006 Overall (short)
2015 Zniszczona ziemia / The Devastated Land / Le Pays Dévasté (short)

Cast & Crew

director Emmanuel Lefrant
screenplay Emmanuel Lefrant
cinematography Emmanuel Lefrant
editing Zaki Allal
sound Emmanuel Lefrant
producer Gisele Rapp-Meichler
production LGM
sales Light Cone
language no dialogue
colouration b&w