The Nicolas Philibert Collection - Preview & competition
Preview by Jack Foley
THE Nicolas Philibert Collection, released on June 27, brings together a collection of remarkable works by the acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nicolas Philibert. To mark its release we have one to give away.
Included in the set are: Nénette: Born in the jungles of Borneo forty years ago, Nénette the orangutan is now the most senior inhabitant of the world’s oldest zoo. In this awe-inspiring, tender and funny film, we observe Nénette’s daily life and eavesdrop on the conversations of her many visitors.
Étre et Avoir: This charming and intimate portrait of a single-class primary school in rural France and its inspirational teacher offers a touching and absorbing look at the heart of a village community.
La Ville Louvre: This spellbinding behind the scenes look at the world’s greatest art museum reveals a secret world of private chambers, miles of underground passages and vast reserves containing thousands of priceless paintings, sculptures and objects.
Back to Normandy: Philibert revisits the Normandy village location of a film he worked on early in his career, I Pierre Riviere. Thirty years on, this captivating documentary examines the impact the filming had on the local people.
To be in with a chance of winning, just answer this question…
Q. What was the subject of Philibert’s breakthrough film Étre et Avoir?
A) A Primary School
B) A Hospital
C) A Prison
Simply send the answer to Nicolas Philibert DVD competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email
The Nicolas Philibert Collection is released on June 27, 2011.