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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

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Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Arsenal Productions


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.


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

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Sub-genre :

Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

Themes :

Literature, Suicide

Production language :

French, English

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Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

51 min 2 seconds

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