This film traces out the portrait of a motorway rest area located in the countryside in the North of France. It looks like a dream, filled with the whispering thoughts and the lives of those who work here, as well as those who are just passing through. It is also a very concrete place, a perfect spot to observe today’s Europe, the violence carried by the free competition of a single market, the nostalgia carried by uprooted lives, and all the solitude engendered by our modern world. Winner of l’Acharnière Prize and René Vautier Prize at the L’Acharnière festival in Lille, France Best Documentary Feature Film at the Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival Mention of the jury in the “Ethnographic” section at the IntimaLente ethnographic film festival, in Caserte, Italy Best documentary at the Nunes International Festival of Cinema, in Barcelona, Spain
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Jayanti Behn is the director of the Brahama Kumaris World Spiritual University London the international headquarters of a nongovernmental organisation in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and the UNICEF, Director of the BKWSU European activities, there is a network of centres in 18 countries.
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Of "Le voyage alchimique - 7"<br/>
seventh stage : Notre-Dame of Paris
That year, I went back to the Island of Pico, in the Azores. I wanted to meet the writer, poet and whaler José Dias de Melo. But when I arrived, I heard he had been ill and sent to the hospital in another island of the archipelago. So I decided to wait...