Scene from the film The Prince and His Image
Scene from the film The Prince and His Image
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The Prince and His Image

  • Belgium
  • France
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When one films a man of power close up over a long time, who is the real director? That is the question I ask myself while looking back, twenty years later, at the images of the 5 films I made between 1989 and 1993 on François Mitterrand. In this new film, the President becomes the Prince, embodying universal power. It depicts the representation of power as the director imagines it and as the Prince intends to shape it. A permanent and undecided struggle…


  • Original title
    Le Prince et son image
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Hugues Le Paige
  • Editing
    France Duez
  • Duration
    50 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Belgium
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
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