Jacques Nolot – L’arrière pays aka Hinterland (1998)

After ten years away, Jacques Pruez, an unmarried, 50-year-old, modestly successful actor, returns to his home village to comfort his dying mother. His father Yvan, a family barber who’s counting on his “successful” son to support him in his old age, refuses to believe that his wife is sick and insists that her doctors are killing her. She dies, and Jacques finds out that Yvan is not his real father. Besieged by memories of his childhood, the village and the past, Jacques wanders the streets at night, reliving the moments that set him apart from the rest….

Actor and scripter Jacques Nolot made his directorial debut with this French drama, winner of the Prix Georges Sadoul. The film written by Nolot, was initially going to be directed by Claire Denis, but when the project with Denis felt through, he took the direction. The film’s original title translate as the Back Country and makes reference to Nolot’s rural village where he grew up.

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Après dix-ans d’absence, Jacques Pruez, cinquante ans, célibataire, acteur de second rôle, retourne dans son village pour assister aux derniers jours de sa mère. Il habite pour la circonstance chez ses tantes Aimée et Jeofrette, renoue avec le passé, avec les ragots du village…
Yvan, son père, compte sur son fils qui a “réussi” pour assurer ses vieux jours. Il ne croit pas à la maladie de sa femme, pense que ce sont les médecins qui la tuent.
Après la mort de sa mère, Jacques apprendra un secret familial : son père n’est pas son vrai père. Prisonnier de son enfance, de son village, du passé, Jacques erre la nuit dans les rues, revit les moments qui ont marqué sa différence…

1.29GB | 1h 26mn | 950×570 | mkv

https://nitroflare.com/view/6F99A6B6C243492/L_arriere-pays.1997.part1.rar
https://nitroflare.com/view/E87AF059398A9A0/L_arriere-pays.1997.part2.rar
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Language(s):French
Subtitles:English

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