« The necessity of salvaging these militants, both anonymous and famous, from the trash bin of History. » The action takes place in two different time periods, 1938 and 1989. Alfred Katz is a young Trotskyist torn between his passion for Mila, a model and surrealist muse, and his political activities, which are undermined by the Stalinist purges. He is assassinated after being betrayed by his best friend, a militant communist who will bear the burden of guilt until the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. Only Vaclav Havel’s rise to power in Czecho-slovakia could have given him some hope…
Born in France, Gilles Bourdos made 3 short films. Un cadeau de Noël was co-directed with Michel Spinosa. L’éternelle Idole and Relâche were awarded; Relâche released and Gilles Bourdos made his first feature: Disparus.
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Gilles Bourdos, Brigitte Catillon, Michel Spinosa, daprès Nous cheminons entourés de fantômes aux fronts troués de Jean-François Vilar
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