The Seduced Human

Direction
Year 
2012
Country
  • Norway 
Runtime
70min 
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Subtitles 

What is the meaning of a whole life lived as an observer?
Danish filmmaker Jørgen Leth has lived in chaotic Haiti for 20 years. In 2010 the catastrophic earthquake changed his life. Was it a turn from aesthetics to ethics?
This documentary follows Jørgen while he is making his last film Erotic Man in Haiti before the earthquake, all the way up to its premiere. Jørgen also looks back at his films made over 40 years – like The Perfect Human, Life in Denmark, Play, Notes on Love, Good and Evil, Haiti Express, 66 Scenes From America, and his work with Lars von Trier called Five Obstructions. But not least, this inquiry asks how an artist lives existentially with desire, doubt and despair – the three fundamental concepts in the philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard.

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  • Original Title
    The Seduced Human
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    TRULS LIE
  • Cinematography
    TRULS LIE, BORIS BERTRAM, ULRIKA BERG, JONATHAN BORGE
  • Editing
    MARIUS SMIT
  • Runtime
    70 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2012
  • Country
    • Norway
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Oslo International Film Festival
    • CPH:DOX
    • Krakow International Film Festival
    • Odense International Film Festival

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