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- 29.4.2013 10:55 -

WORLD INSPIRATION FROM VISIONS DU RÉEL

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One of the biggest documentary events, Visions du Réel Nyon, closed with a selection of the best world documentaries shown in the section Etat d'Esprit.

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ONCE I ENTERED A GARDEN Avi Mograbi and his long-time friend Ali embark on a journey to a land that existed before borders were created. A world that existed, even though most of the people and especially politicians pretend it never did. A world where communities were not divided along religious lines. With a light hand held camera, Mograbi continues to question the history of Israel. Everything is still possible.

FATHER'S GARDEN – THE LOVE OF MY PARENTS After a long absence, Peter Liechti visits his now elderly parents, ready for a close encounter. The stories of their lives and rather difficult marriage are largely presented as a puppet theatre, with the parents, from the lower middle-class, portrayed as hares wearing shirts and aprons. Via the "Punch" character, the rebellious son channels the emotions that overwhelm him in this stunning portrait.

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