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Prisonnière du Pont aux Dions (La)

Gaël LÉpingle

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27’ • 2005 • ov french • France • documentary

I was fourteen when Georges Besse was executed.
A few months later, the members of Action Directe (a group of terrorist activists) were arrested in a farm close to Orléans where I lived.
Of the event I grasped only a few words and names, some images, all reduced to a brief news item. Then, nothing. Fading.Yet, one name remained: Nathalie Ménigon.
I don’t know exactly why.

photography: Wilfried Jude
sound: Eugénie Deplus
production and editing: Gaël Lépingle
texts : Alain Badiou, Action Directe and Nathalie Ménigon.
with the voices of Françoise Lebrun, Marcel Khaled et Marie Gaumy

- awards
prix "Georges de Beauregard" - FID Marseille - 2006
prix "Son et Images" - Écrans Documentaires - Arcueil - 2006


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
La Vidéothèque Nomade + La jungle étroite