Lest We Forget (1991)

Movie


Lest We Forget (1991)
Contre l'oubli (original title)

Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean Luc Godard and Anne Marie Mieville's film concerns the plight of Thomas Wanggai, West Papuan activist who has since died in prison. The short films were commissioned by Amnesty International.
France
IMDb  6.6 /10
Creators
Director Chantal Akerman
Director René Allio
Director Denis Amar
Director Jean Becker
Director Jane Birkin
Director Jean-Michel Carré
Director Patrice Chéreau
Director Alain Corneau
Information
Release Date1991-12-11
Runtime1h 50mins
GenreDrama
Content Rating
Awards
CompanyAmnesty International, Les Films du Paradoxe
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Paul Amar
Paul Amar
Self (segment "Pour Wang Xizhe, Chine")
Robert Badinter
Robert Badinter
Self (segment "Pour Kim Song-Man, Corée du Sud")
Self (segment "Pour Alexandre Goldovitch, URSS")
Self (segment "Pour Maria Nonna Santa Clara, Philippines") (voice)
Self (segment "Pour Andreas Christodoulou, Grèce")
Self (segment "Pour Nguyen Chi Thien, Vietnam")
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Self (segment "Pour Mamadou Bâ, Mauritanie") (voice)
Claude Cheysson
Claude Cheysson
Self (segment "Pour Abd al-Ra'uf Ghabin, Israël")
Self (segment "Pour Febe Elisabeth Velásquez, El Salvador")
Dalton Prejean (segment "Pour Dalton Prejean, USA")
Self (segment "Pour Ghassan Najjar, Syrie")
Self (segment "Pour Alirio de Jesús Pedraza Becerra, Colombie")
Self (segment "Pour Crisanto Mederos, Venezuela")
Self (segment "Pour Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar")
Henri Grouès
Henri Grouès
Self (segment "Pour Dalton Prejean, USA") (as Abbé Pierre)