College / University / Public library - Moloch Tropical

College / University / Public library - Moloch Tropical

Moloch Tropical, Raoul Peck's latest feature film, entirely shot in Haiti (Toronto Film Festival 2009, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals 2010).


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260,00 € tax incl.

NTSC DVD 9 (PAL compatible).

Region free.

Original version: French, Haitian creole and English

Subtitles available: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German

Sound: 2.0

Duration: 107 minutes.

Digipack

DVD sleeve in both English and French.

 

Special features:

- Film introduction by Raoul Peck

(6 min. English and French)

- Shooting Days, Making of Moloch Tropical

A film by Bruno Mourral (7 min. English and French)

 

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Purchase does not include nor imply the right to duplicate the video.

 

Synopsis: Behind the closed doors of a fortress palace overlooking a mountain, the democratically elected elected president is surrounded by his close advisers. He is getting ready for an evening in honor of the 200th anniversary of the country’s independence, to be attended by foreign dignitaries and heads of state. But in the city a popular uprising is spreading. Moloch Tropical describes the last weird and absurd twenty-four hours of a leader’s power before his fall.

 

Reviews:

Raoul Peck's intellectually ambitious, emotionally unaffecting "Moloch Tropical", a film that combines farce, Shakespearean and Greek tragedy and contemporary political drama.
The Hollywood Reporter

 

Raoul Peck tucks a searing critique of absolute power within the most elegant chamber drama. It's a masterful move.
indieWIRE

 

A gripping feature film, "Moloch Tropical" is a satirically edged melodrama.

The New York Times

 

A hothouse study of a man and country crippled by corrupted ideals.
The Village Voice

 

 

© Velvet Film 2013

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