August 1999,mypartner, a photographer,notices a maninahospital.The dayof theeclipse,sherecognizesthe manin thecrowd andtakes photos of him, withhispermission...
Amongherphotos,asmiling facestands out:Jean-Pierre, a Rwandan man.In1994inRwanda,800,000people werekilledin justoverthreemonths.Somehaveescapedthemassacresthanks tohumanitarian organizations.I wanttofilm this manandmypartnerintroduces him to me.Ayear later,Idecidetomakea filmofhis story:a face to facebetweenhimand me.A film whereamanlistensto anothermantalking abouthispain.
A man in the countryside, accompanied by his valet and his linen maid. Mister is ill, Mister travels, Mister is scared. Nothing can be done. Mister tries to stimulate himself, to react, but his will seems to collide with the strength of madness. Delirium begins.
Pendant 3 années, Pierre Mann a exploré les îles de Bornéo et Sumatra. Pour entrer dans l'intimité de l'orang-outan sauvage, le primate le plus proche de l'homme, il doit s'immerger dans l'exubérance végétale des dernières forêts vierges.