Mitra
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    Mitra

    Directed by

    Belgium, France

    2018

    83 min

    • French
    • English

    Documentary

    Winter 2012 - Committed against her will in a psychiatric hospital in Tehran, Iranian psychoanalyst Mitra Kadivar begins a correspondence by email with Jacques-Alain Miller, founder of the World Association of Psychoanalysis. Summer 2017 - An artistic team creates an opera inspired by these exchanges while absorbing the reality of the Montperrin psychiatric hospital in Aix-en-Provence.

    Awards

    • Marseille Espérance Prize - FID Marseille

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Lola Felouzis
    Screenplay
    Jorge León
    Cinematography
    Thomas Schira
    Jorge León
    Aliocha Van der Avoort
    Editing
    Marie-Hélène Mora
    Music
    Ensemble Ictus
    Eva Reiter
    Michael Schmid
    Gerrit Nulens
    George van Dam
    Production
    THANK YOU AND GOOD NIGHT
    Production
    FILMS DE FORCE MAJEURE
    Jorge León

    Jorge León

    Belgium

    Jorge León studied film at the INSAS in Brussels. He soon became interested in the practice of documentary-making. He has crossed paths with many great performing artists (Olga De Soto, Meg Stuart, Benoît Lachambre, Simone Aughterlony et al.). This led to numerous joint artistic projects. His most recent productions - BEFORE WE GO (2014), VOUS ÊTES SERVIS (2010) and 10 MIN. (2009) - have been widely shown on the international festival circuit and have been awarded many prizes (including the FIPRESCI Prize, the prix de la critique internationale, in 2015). Jorge is also the author and director of a stage version of MITRA, which premièred durng the May 2018 edition of the Kunstenfestivaldesarts.

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