In the Land of the Deaf

by Nicolas Philibert 1h39min France 1991
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Film details

In the Land of the Deaf
by Nicolas Philibert

With unerring curiousity and sensitivity, director Philbert portrays the difficulties and joys of being deaf, offering vivid portraits of people of all ages coping with and surmounting their challenges.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]

From a restored copy


  • Jean-Claude Poulain : Professeur de langue des signes
  • Abou Bakar : Un enfant
  • Anh Tuan : Un enfant
  • And with: Betty, Florent, Frédéric


  • Director Nicolas Philibert
  • Scenario Nicolas Philibert
  • Photo director Frédéric Labourasse
  • Sound Henri Maïkoff
  • Sound mix Julien Cloquet
  • Editing Guy Lecorne
  • Excutive producer Serge Lalou
  • Production Compagny British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) , Canal +, CEC - Centre Européen Cinématographique Rhône-Alpes, Fondation GAN pour le cinéma, La Sept Cinéma, Les Films d'Ici, RAI Tre, RTSI - Radiotelevisione Svizzera di Lingua Italiana (Lugano)
  • Distributor Editions Montparnasse

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1991
  • Release date for France05/03/1993
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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