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John Arthur Geall (A Hidden Genius)

John Arthur Geall (A Hidden Genius)

A Short film by Lm Formentin

Produced by Arsenal Productions

Production year : 2008

    Synopsis

    John Arthur Geall, English writer died in 1966 in complete solitude, left a work completely unfinished, never published in his lifetime. Character doubles, hidden behind an ordinary existence an an employee of insurances, he is rediscovered in Great Britain today. This movie reveals for the first time the incredible fate of a man whom many consider as one of the big English writers of the XXth century, but also as the biggest enigma of the modern literature.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Arsenal Productions

    Photos

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Ludovic Arnal

    Director of Photography :

    Lm Formentin

    Editor :

    Anne Bettenfeld

    Sound Mixer :

    Raphaël Devillers

    Screenwriter :

    Lm Formentin

    Sound Recordist :

    Lm Formentin

    Sound editor :

    Anne Bettenfeld

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Literature, Suicide

    Production language :

    French, English

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2008

    Runtime :

    51 min 2 seconds

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None