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Annapurna: History of a Conquest
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directed by Bernard George, fl. 1996; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 1999), 49 mins
Famous French mountain climber, Maurice Herzog, died on 14 Dec. 2012 aged 93. He shot to fame as the first man to climb an 8000 peak when he reached the summit of the Annapurna in the Himalayas in 1950. Accounts that came to light in recent years, though, threw shadows on his image. Read the article in the Indepen...
directed by Bernard George, fl. 1996; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 1999), 49 mins
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Sydney Pollack And Robert Redford: Something About Sydney Pollack
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directed by Harold Manning (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2004), 1 hour
An actor by training, Sydney Pollack began his directing career in television in the 1950’s. The major studios were still running the show, but their power was in constant evolution. And it was with them, not in opposition to the system, that Pollack directed 'They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?' (1969), 'The Way W...
directed by Harold Manning (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2004), 1 hour
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The Topkapi Palace: Keepers of the Dream
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directed by Jean-Claude Luyat (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2002), 54 mins
When Sultan Mehmet II 'the Conqueror' took Constantinople in 1453, he soon ordered the construction of a fortress on the headland to the southeast, overlooking the Bosphorus. The fortress developed into the palace later known as the Topkapi.In 1467, Mehmet II established his court in the new place that became the...
directed by Jean-Claude Luyat (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2002), 54 mins
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Truck Stop, Australia, The Road To Tanami
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produced by Herve Rebillon, in Truck Stop (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 1999), 56 mins
In some remote parts of the world, only trucks can deliver vital supplies. The truckers are adventurers of modern times. Two hundred men live and work in the gold mines of the Tanami desert, two hours' flight from Darwin or 800 km from Alice Springs on a dusty road often inundated by overflowing creeks. For fuel...
produced by Herve Rebillon, in Truck Stop (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 1999), 56 mins
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Bus Stop: El Rapido
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directed by Herve Rebillon (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2007), 1 hour
South America remains the most Latin of all continents, the cradle of many a civilisation. We tend to think that the countries are very similar, where in fact, life, customs, landscapes or religion can be as different as the countryside on each side of the Andes Cordillera. When we picture South America, we think...
directed by Herve Rebillon (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2007), 1 hour
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The Good, The Bad, And The Interesting
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directed by Nicolas Frank (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2006), 58 mins
The Heart and Soul of Soule T. Bitting, Painter, Writer and Fisherman... Soule T. Bitting, a fifty-five year old American born in Chicago, arrived on Amorgos - one of the Cycladic Islands in Greece – in 1978. He liked what he saw, settled there and basically retired from our world. Soule is one of those charac...
directed by Nicolas Frank (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2006), 58 mins
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Judging Japan
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directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
The Tokyo Trial – the International Military Tribunal for the Far East - had been convened in 1946 to prosecute the leaders of the Empire of Japan for war crimes. It was to be the Nuremberg trial of the Far East. It had been decided upon by the Allies to avenge these decades of misery and death. But it would pro...
directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
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Samurai and Idiots: The Olympus Affair
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directed by Hyoe Yamamoto, fl. 2000; produced by Point du Jour International and Vesuvius (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2015), 1 hour 13 mins
In Oct. 2011, Japanese Corporation Olympus suddenly dismissed its president and CEO, British-born Michael Woodford - after 6 months into his tenure - for blowing the whistle on the 1.7 billion dollar fraud the company had been keeping secret for 20 years. Woodford became the centre of media attention and his relen...
directed by Hyoe Yamamoto, fl. 2000; produced by Point du Jour International and Vesuvius (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2015), 1 hour 13 mins
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Truck Stop, Bolivia, The Road Of The Yungas
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produced by Herve Rebillon, in Truck Stop (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 57 mins
Wedged between the Andes cordillera and the Amazonian plains in an area known as the Yungas, a perilous mountain track climbs to an altitude of over 4 000 m. It is known as one of the most dangerous roads in the world; the slightest error can be fatal on a road that has seen many tragedies: last year alone 200 los...
produced by Herve Rebillon, in Truck Stop (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 57 mins
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Via Via, Move Along!
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directed by Dorine Brun (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour
Writer and director Dorine Brun has been living for a few months in Palermo, exploring Sicilian life and society while dreaming of all the wonderful films she might make one day... While crossing the city, it struck her that at every street corner, on every little square where cars could be parked – or rather,...
directed by Dorine Brun (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour
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