فيلم I Don't Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman

I Don't Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman

I Don't Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman is a movie starring Chantal Akerman and Gus Van Sant. I DON'T BELONG ANYWHERE: THE CINEMA OF CHANTAL AKERMAN explores some of the Belgian filmmaker's 40 plus films, and from...

Other Titles
I Don't Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman
Running Time
1 hours 7 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Marianne Lambert
Chantal Akerman, Gus Van Sant
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

I DON'T BELONG ANYWHERE: THE CINEMA OF CHANTAL AKERMAN explores some of the Belgian filmmaker's 40 plus films, and from Brussels to Tel Aviv, from Paris to New York, it charts the sites of her peregrinations. An experimental filmmaker, a nomad, Chantal Akerman shared with Marianne Lambert her cinematic trajectory, one that never ceased to interrogate the meaning of her existence. And with her editor and long-time collaborator, Claire Atherton, she examines the origins of her film language, and aesthetic stance.

Comments about documentary «I Don't Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman» (21)

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Crystal G.

You know that feeling when you go out and you have the time of your life, then the movie does not let you go, the movie is so unique in that way. It is a movie that gives you the feeling of how nice it is to have a good time and to make a family like that.

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An entertaining, yet serious look at a local New York Times journalist's long struggle to make it as a journalist. The film covers Akerman's rise to fame as the Times' magazine editor and her fall as she begins her professional journey to becoming a journalist. The film starts out with her marriage being broken up, but finds it almost impossible to see her in that light. She continues to move on without her husband and his friends. She writes a semi-autobiographical book about her experiences as a journalist that is intended for a young audience. The film also includes interviews with Akerman's husband and others in the newsroom, as well as interviews with other journalists. It shows how journalism and life were depicted in Akerman's memoir, but also illustrates the fact that her book is not really about journalism. It's about how she writes about life and how she tries to find a balance between her life as a single woman and her career as a journalist.

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Nancy G.

I have been seeing this for about 4 years and I must say that it is one of my favorite documentaries. I feel that it is an important film that should be seen by everyone, especially if you are interested in the history of the western world.

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This is a very well done documentary about the life of Chantal Akerman. She became famous in the 70s with the role of a blond bombshell in the TV series 'The Bridge' and in the movies 'The Killing Fields' and 'The Exorcist'. This is a great example of how a good director can influence the lives of people, even if their lives are very poor. It's a good look at her young life and how she was picked to play the role of Eva in the movie 'The Exorcist' and then on to the screen as an actress. It's very interesting to see how she could rise to be a star and how she could become a completely different person because of the acting. I would recommend this documentary to everyone. It's a great example of how a good director can influence the lives of people. A great film. 9/10.

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Jane Beck

This is a film that is clearly intended to shock, but I think it delivers exactly what it sets out to. It shows the inner world of a woman who has been driven into the arms of a man who could destroy her in a second, and the confusion that can be induced from her and the fact that she feels she has been disowned by her mother. It also shows the difficulty in leaving such a man, and the way in which she is not able to express her feelings, and this is the most effective part of the film. The only thing I didn't like about this film was that it ended so abruptly and for a very sudden reason, but that is because I feel that I want to know more about the character, and that is what I think this film will do. It will leave you with many questions, and many things to think about. If you are interested in film, or in finding out more about a woman who has a very strange life, you will definitely want to see this film.

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Jeremy Dean

This is one of the greatest documentaries I've seen in years. It has everything I look for in a film: great camera work, outstanding editing, excellent performances, great music. I'd recommend this film to anyone looking for a great film that inspires a lot of discussion. I'd also recommend it to people who feel like they have no real direction in life and want to see something to help them. This film is a must for anyone.

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Dylan Hunter

This is the second documentary I've seen about Chantal Akerman, but the first was a piece she made about how she and her father met. And that was the first time I ever heard of her, and I can see why. This is the story of her and her father, and the bizarre things they did for money and fame. For some reason, they lived in an old Victorian house, and while the rest of the world was still fiddling with electricity, they put on the lights and started to invent a new form of lighting. From that point, Akerman and her father are famous, and so is their invention. I don't think I've ever seen a documentary about Akerman and her father, but I'm curious. I've never heard of her father, so I'm sure it's probably interesting. All in all, it was a pretty interesting story, and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys documentaries about music. It's pretty much the story of a musical genius, and a crazy man.

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Angela Scott

A fantastic doc that brings to light many different things about her life, one of which is her relationship with the father of her children. The father, who was in prison for about a decade prior to her birth, had a very unstable childhood, and it was evident that he was not a very well mannered person. He seemed to be more concerned about his own children, and was more violent than he was towards his own wife, who never raised any problem with him. It seems to be a common occurrence, that when a man with a poor upbringing is allowed to have children of his own, his children end up being poor, uneducated and sometimes criminally violent. She had a very short life, and didn't have many close friends in her life. As a result, she developed a very difficult relationship with her mother, and was never able to have a strong relationship with her father. She was extremely disenchanted with her family and the way they treated her. This documentary is a must see for anyone interested in Chantal Akerman. The story itself is very good, the director is very skillful in presenting it. This is a must see.

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Tiffany E.

I was hoping for a movie with a good story, a good cast, and good music but I was sorely disappointed. The story was predictable and the editing was far from top notch. It was quite strange to see the original music from the movie. I'm sure that many people that have not seen this movie will fall in love with the music and the movie. However, the movie itself, if you want to call it that, is quite boring and quite depressing. You may also find that you will want to fast-forward through the scenes in order to get to the end.

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Marilyn C.

This is a very interesting documentary. It's more of a visual documentary than a biographical one. The filming is almost entirely in one location, in France. The first part, you're very much in the present, as if you are in a hotel room and you have a phone call with your mother. You can see the close up of her face, as well as her eyes and the features of her hands, the palm of her hands, the line of her face. You can see her through the phone. Then we move to her childhood in a French orphanage, in the town of Rouen, and then to the orphanage, where she has been for the last 30 years. The final scene is in the orphanage. She is still doing things that have never been done to her before, and she is looking at the camera. Her face is soft and innocent. You can see how she lost her innocence when she had to be trained by a therapist, and then when she found out what she was supposed to do, she turned into a woman of twelve, a woman of twenty-one, a woman of thirty-two. She is so beautiful and full of life. I think she is a wonderful actress and she's extremely talented. But she is a very sensitive person, and she is very beautiful. And I think she was not able to get the attention she deserves, because of the things she had to do to get attention. She was not able to get the attention she deserves. I think that she should have been recognized more, because of her beauty. She really is very talented. She is also very beautiful. But she is very sensitive and it takes a lot of love to bring out a sensitive person like her. I think she needs to work on her sensitivity. She is a very talented actress, but she has a very sensitive person. I think she needs to find the right director. I think she should be involved in a movie that has her in it, because she is not that kind of actress. She is very talented, but she needs a director to direct her. And I think she is not the right person for the role.

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An international student of French, Chantal Akerman (now 27 years old) made a documentary about her life in French Polynesia. And it's a fascinating one. She travels with a film crew and interviews the people in the community. In the end she looks back at her life and her film. She talks about her dreams of becoming a reporter. And she talks about her own family and how they all suffer from this isolation. It's really a beautiful documentary. It's really about culture and about a good place to make a documentary. I think people from different countries can relate to this.

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Nicole L.

The movie is a visual look at a small town in France. It's about how people in the town are reacting to the invasion of immigrants. It is about how people are coping with the destruction of the town and the decision of the town leaders to remove the immigration and focus on preserving the town's culture. A film about culture, language, and identity. We are shown the destruction of the town's library and the small town's culture and how the library became an attraction for the immigrants. We see how the town's director and the town's mayor are trying to act like a leader and when the immigrants arrive, they leave. This film is a visual study of the town and culture, how the immigrants are succeeding in their culture and trying to change it, how the town's people react to the immigrants and how the people are reacting to the culture and identity changes. The director uses the music and the imagery to bring the town into the film and how people are reacting to it.

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Tyler Hart

For anyone who loves music, music, and/or art, this is a must see. Director and cinematographer, Akerman, is a music lover. Her films are all over the top. The music in this film is from the Edith Piaf era. From The Immigrant to the Legend of the Five M's, it's all from this period. The story is about a young woman, Jo, who lives with her alcoholic father, Henry, in a house. Henry is a painter and Jo is in love with a Russian painter, Sergiy. Henry paints a picture of Jo in the house, and Jo is hypnotized by the picture. The next morning, Henry tells Jo he was about to leave, but he's stopped by Jo. Henry tells her she can have the painting for herself, and she can have it as well. Jo is so touched, she can't resist. The story ends with Jo trying to get the painting, and Henry coming back and trying to have it back. Henry is a great storyteller and you can't help but love the man. I highly recommend this film to anyone who loves music, music, and/or art. It is a great film.

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I don't really understand the amount of hate this film has received. It is well worth seeing for anyone who loves music. I first saw the film when I was at school and the music I heard was so amazing. I started to buy all the music CDs and CDs when I was a teenager, and even later as an adult. I have now purchased over 100 records, and I have over 50 other CDs of music in my collection. I also have a guitar and have been trying to get my son to play it, but he is not interested. He is also not interested in music. I have not found any of the music to be "musical" or "artistic". It just fits in perfectly with the film. I will never be able to get my son to play the guitar and I have yet to get him to play the piano. I hope I can convince him of this film. If you do not like music, then do not see this film, but it is so important to the history of music.

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Virginia Lopez

I can't say anything about the film that hasn't already been said before, but I'll say something that's worth repeating. This film is about Chantal Akerman, who is a lesbian. It is based on a true story. The real Chantal Akerman was a lesbian, and she did not really "come out" to her family and friends until she was forty-one. The real Chantal Akerman, who did not know her mother well enough to have been a mother, had four children with her mother. One child died. One was adopted, one was raised by her grandmother, and one lived with her grandparents. Her youngest child is now in her mid-thirties. As the director says, "It's hard for people to accept that a person could be a lesbian." So, for that reason, the film is quite honest. You can see the real Akerman. She does not play herself, she does not try to be someone she's not. You see her to see her struggle. And, like I said, this is a true story. That's all I can say. See the film, if you have the time, or if you have the inclination to see a film that will change your life. If you want a bit of entertainment, you could also watch this film. I have the DVD, and I'll watch it again. Because I'm not going to say anything bad about it.

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Timothy Silva

In the film, we learn that most people have a short-term memory loss due to Alzheimer's. The film chronicles the life of a woman who lost her ability to remember and the journey of a woman who is just beginning to regain it. It is well-crafted and all of the actors are superb. The film is centered around the challenges and joys of memory loss. The end of the film is very sad, but very uplifting. It is a must see.

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Henry Wilson

I am very impressed with this film and the interviews are so much interesting. I was also interested in the French filmmaker and her relationship to the director, her husband, her children and her community. I am curious about the people in her film, the director, her husband, her children, her community, and the French filmmaker. I find that fascinating. I also learned a lot about the director's work and the films that she has made. This film is very informative. It is a very good documentary film. I also would like to hear more about the director's work and her husband.

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I did enjoy this film. I am a film major. It was a good way to spend an evening. The film was somewhat superficial, like a music video, but the documentary style in editing and the music made it much more interesting. The documentary style was interesting. You see the way the people in the film lived and the way they communicated with each other. I am glad that the film was made and that it is available for free. It is definitely a film that I would watch again.

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Crystal Hayes

This documentary is not really a documentary. It is really a concert. For me, it's the best one I've seen yet. If you are in Paris, and you're going to the Louvre Museum, I recommend that you go for it. If you are not, don't go. It's a trip for sure.

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Richard Marshall

I first heard about this film when it was released at the Sundance Film Festival. I watched the trailer for the movie and thought I'd give it a try. I was so relieved that it was more than just an interesting documentary. This movie is the story of two friends, who met in high school, and have become best friends since then. They started dating when they were 20 and have been together ever since. They're a bit older now, but still very young. They're definitely different, but they share the same interests: music, fashion, movies, etc. I liked the movie. I really liked it. I was quite surprised by the amount of different music, but I also liked the different themes that were dealt with in the movie. You can definitely tell that this is a documentary, but I thought it was still a good one. It's definitely a good watch for anyone who is into music, music history, or anything that involves music. It's a very enjoyable movie that I'd recommend.

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What a pleasure this film was. The beautiful, endearing story is told in a very personal way. Although the story is not necessarily new, the way it is told, through a mixture of beautiful photography and music, makes it seem even more like a work of art. It is a film that is worth seeing. The viewer is taken into the world of Chantal Akerman, and it is a world that no one in this world should ever have to go through. It is also a film that is totally refreshing to watch, because we never hear about the important issues of the day in such a way as to make us forget about them. Rather than being told in a sensationalist manner, the film is told in a simple, intimate way, and the way it is told allows us to learn a little more about the topics in the film. However, this is not the main theme. The main theme is that of the relationships between individuals, and the journey that they will go through, and the whole film, from start to finish, is about that. The beauty of the film is that it is not a particularly political or religious film. It is a very personal film, and we should see it in this way.