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Islander

Direction
Year
2018
Country
  • Switzerland
Runtime
92min
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Robinson Crusoe is a small island hundreds of kilometres away from the Chilean coast where in 1704 the Scottish sailor Alexandre Selkirk lived the incredible experience that inspired Daniel Defoe's novel of the same name. In 1877 the island becomes the property of a young Swiss aristocrat, Alfred von Rodt. Film reveals a utopia that relies on the "purity" of its inhabitants and environment, and offer a potent metaphor for contemporary nationalism and politics of fear.

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  • Original Title
    Islander
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Antoine Jaccoud
  • Cinematography
    Joakim Chardonnens
  • Editing
    Nicolas Hislaire
  • Music
    Sara Oswald
  • Sound
    Carlos Ibañez Díaz
  • Runtime
    92 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2018
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Locarno Film Festival 2018
    • Solothurn Film Festival
    • FIPA DOC
    • World Film Festival Tartu
    • West Lake IDF China
    • Cinélatino - Rencontres de Toulouse
    • Bergamo Film Meeting
    • Pêcheurs du Monde Film Festival
    • Subversive Festival Zagreb
    • Entonnats Voyageurs
    • Valetta Film Festival
    • Maine IFF
  • Awards
    • Special Jury Mention Bergamo Film Meeting 2019

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