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BACK TO EARTH / INTOARCERE PE PAMANT

Pierre Lacourt,  Switzerland 2011 92'

Cinematography: Séverine Barde
Editing: Gilda Fine
Music: J-S bach
Producer: Benjamin Poumey

Film Presentation:
Petrolul este materia prima pe care o folosim zilnic. Sau este un drog pe aripile caruia societatea noastra zboara de peste un secol? Nu ar fi timpul sa ne pregatim pentru dezintoxicare?
Director's Bio-Filmography:
Pierre Lacourt was born in Geneva, Switzerland In 1961. He begins his career at a Young age in Geneva as a photographer. After a short stay in prison for being a conscientious objector, he decides to leave Switzerland. He then attends INSAS, the film school in Bruxelles. He gets his graduation after four years of studies and directs his first short : "Une sage femme en vaut 2". He stays in Belgium where he Works as Production Manager, Location Manager and Assistant Director. Coming back to Geneva in 1992, he works as an Assistant Director for many productions as well as for the TSR (French speaking Switzerland public broadcaster). Though being based in Geneva, he often works in Paris and Bruxelles. Between 2001 and 2006 he directs four documentaries commissioned by ARTE. From then, he has spent most of his time on his most personal film project "Back on Earth". Pierre has settled in the south of France in 2009. He's currently building a bioclimatic house with his wife and children.
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