Younger director of Saint-Nazaire, Oriane Descout has simply launched her first function movie on constructing an alternate life, hers, within the countryside of Brazil.
Younger director from Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Oriane DescouYou didn't discover your El Dorado at southeast of Brazil, 250 km from Rio de Janeiro. However removed from the seashores, deep within the countryside. On the land the place she now lives together with her companion, Marreco, and shortly their daughter, born a month in the past … in Saint-Nazaire.
Various life in Brazil
Anahi was born just a few months later Earth castle (Castello do tierra in Brazilian), the primary “child” of the Nazairienne. His very first function movie. On this 1:35 documentary, Oriane Descout tells the story of constructing an alternate life within the Brazilian countryside. In a subjective and dedicated manner since it’s about its personal historical past, since its arrival on the spot in 2012 till at present.
Way of life change
Throughout a trip in Brazil, in 2011 Oriane met Marreco, skilled in agro-ecology and chargeable for an eco-village that hosts woofers Earth castle. Guided by the dream of making an anti-capitalist utopia and constructing their very own mud home, the couple try to combine right into a group primarily based on self-management and a self-sufficient life-style.
From the beginning, the younger (32 years previous at present) director determined to movie this journey.
I wished to inform a few considerably radical change of life, somebody leaving France for a misplaced gap in Brazil, with a very totally different rhythm of life. Present that this transformation is feasible, however realistically, with out hiding the difficulties ”.
The issue of land possession
Throughout all these years, the couple will encounter challenges, particularly that of the possession of the land. An issue illustrated in Brazil by the landless motion, a well-liked group that campaigns for Brazilian peasants who don’t personal land, have land to domesticate. Within the background of the documentary, the political state of affairs is addressed.
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After two abortive makes an attempt to combine a group, Oriane and Marreco find yourself shopping for, with one other couple, 4 hectares of land. Three of forest, the remainder of meadow.
All the things was sloping. We needed to stage the house, set up the water, construct the collective cabin and the home, set up the electrical energy. ”
But additionally make the soil – acidic and stuffed with ants – cultivable. Little by little, the group round them is rising.
Eight purchased land subsequent to ours. ”
Filmed on camcorder
Oriane filmed all the things with a small camcorder and a superb microphone.
I had tons of of hours of rush. I obtained assist from a Brazilian screenwriter. We reorganized all the things. ”
There was nonetheless… 7 pm when the Nazairienne landed in Strasbourg – the place the corporate that produces the movie in France is positioned – to complete the modifying. Animation scenes, drawn by Marreco, have been superimposed on the filmed pictures, to represent the desires and anxieties of the couple. The soundtrack, fabricated from percussion, violin and flute throughout typically improvised moments, can also be “home made”
At Ciné Malouine this Sunday
The movie was completed in September. After a preview in Alsace, the director requested the affiliation rooms in her native area. Xavier Herveau, Ciné Malouine's programmer, jumped on the windfall. Earth citadel shall be broadcast this Sunday 1st March within the late afternoon. Oriane Descout shall be accessible to spectators to debate the movie.
In late March, early April, Oriane will return to Latin America with a brand new venture within the making.
A TV collection about rural girls in Brazil, very concerned in agroecology. “
Helpful : Earth citadel, sunday 1st March at 6 p.m. at Ciné Malouine in Saint-Malo-de-Guersac, within the presence of the director.
Earth castle woofing consists of engaged on an natural farm in trade for room and board, for a brief or longer interval, from just a few days to a couple months).