Mosso Mosso, Jean Rouch comme si

  • Mosso Mosso, Jean Rouch comme si
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv, History/society
Year of production : 1998
Format : Feature
Running time : 73 (in minutes)

This core of this encounter with Jean Rouch lies in the appropriateness of the "comme si" - "let's pretend", in which he describes what has become for him both a rule to live by and a rule to make films by: "By pretending something is true, you get much closer to reality". And as Jean Rouch, with his greatest friends, Damouré and Tallou, by his side, pretends to be making a film called "La Vache merveilleuse" [the fabulous cow], Jean-André Fieschi succeeds in defining the man and his method, creating here a moving homage imbued with the spirit of Rouch the film-maker. It is in his relationship, close and respectful, with his greatest African companions, Damouré and Tallou, that we discover the full personality of this man of the cinema - an improviser, a chameleon, at one with Africa.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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