Original Title: N - The Madness of Reason
Belgium, Germany, Netherlands / 2014 / 102 min
Director: Peter Krüger
Producer: Peter Krüger
Production Company: Inti Films
Cinematography: Rimvydas Leipus
Scriptwriter: Peter Krüger
Editor: Nico Leunen
Music Composer: Walter Hus
Language: French
Main Cast: Michael Lonsdale, Wendyam Sawadogo, Fatoumata Diawara, Hamadoum Kassoqué, Vieux Farka Touré

 

 

Synopsis

The film portrays the unusual biography of the French adventurer, and musician, Raymond Borremans, who felt drawn to Africa as someone looking to get away from Europe. Borremans made Ivory Coast his second home and compiled an encyclopedia there. The film finds the numerous traces Borremans left behind. He apparently had premonitions of the madness that was to befall this rich West African country between then and now.

Ev filim jiyannameya awarte ya gerîde û muzîkjenê Firensayî, Raymondê Boremans, vedigêrit ko jibo xwe ji Ewropayê direvit û ber bi Afrîkayê diçit. Raymond Peravê Acê dikit mala xwe ya duyê û li wê derê dest bi çêkirina ensîklopîdyayekê dikit. Ev filim çendîn şûnwaran ko Raymondî li pişt xwe hêlane berçav dikit. Wî her zû pêşbîniya dînatiyê dikir ko qewl bû vî welatê zengîn ê Afrîkaya Rojava di navbera hingê û  niha da tûş bikit.

 

Director’s Biography

Peter Krüger was born in Belgium and earned a degree in philosophy. In 1993, he founded the production company Inti Films and made his first documentary, in 2007. Since then, Krüger has worked as a screenwriter, director, producer, and a teacher.

Pîterê Kirûger li Belcîaykê hatiye ser dinyayê û bawername bi felsefeyê standiye. Wî li sala 1993ê kompaniya Inti Filmsê ya berhemînana filman damezrand û yekemîn belgefilmê xwe li sala 2007ê çê kir. Ji hingî were, Pîterî wekî sînaryonivîs, derîner, berhemîner û dersdêr kar kirye.

 

Filmography
N – The Madness of Reason (2014)
Antwerp Central (2011)
The Strange Man (2004)
L’Eclipse of Sint-Gillis (2001)