News from home

by Chantal Akerman 1h29min France 1976
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News from home
by Chantal Akerman

Impersonal but beautiful images of Akerman's life in New York are combined with letters from her loving but manipulative mother, read by Akerman herself.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Chantal Akerman : La narratrice


  • Director Chantal Akerman
  • Scenario Chantal Akerman
  • Photo director Babette Mangolte
  • Sound Dominique Dalmasso, Larry Haas
  • Editing Francine Sandberg
  • Producer Alain Dahan
  • Production Compagny Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, Paradise Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
  • Distributor Institut National de l'Audiovisuel

Technical information

  • Printed film format16 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1976
  • Release date for France06/08/1977
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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