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BEYOND THE PLAINS WHERE MAN WAS BORN

[Film]

(100 mins) 1977

Production: Armorial, Paris & Signfour Films, UK/Canada
Written and directed by MICHAEL RAEBURN
Camera: John Barnard
Editor: Edith Vergne
Distribution: International TV - Cinemas in France, Africa

 
FESTIVALS :
London, Sydney and Melbourne
Cash prize - Centre National du Cinema, France.
 
The reconstruction of the traumatic and courageous journey of a Masai boy from the remote plains to the city - a growth of consciousness.
 
 
  • "Raeburn's film is thoughtful, lucid and admirably shot" Financial Times
  • "Intriguing, unbiased" Daily Mail
  • "Effective and perceptive, made by someone who knows Africa" Africa Magazine
  • "Intensely seen and deeply thoughtful" Catholic Herald
  • "Beautifully photographed and of great interest" London Weekly Diary
  • "Attractive, unsentimental film by one who knows Africa" Doris Lessing
  • "The best film I've seen on Africa" President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania
 
Working with wood