Laurent Cantet

Vers le sud, 2005

Set in 1970s Haiti under the post-colonial repressive regimes of Fran├žois and Jean-Claude Duvalier, Vers le sud provides an incisive and provocative recontextualization of cultural imperialism as neocolonialism – specifically, in its economic manifestation – as Westerners, particularly middle-aged women, converge in an idyllic seaside resort where handsome, native young men from the slums of… read more »

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