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Regard sur la folie

Regard sur la folie

A Short film by Mario Ruspoli

Produced by Argos Films

Production year : 1962

    Synopsis

    In 1960 Mario Ruspoli filmed a documentary in the psychiatric hospital of St-Alban, in Lozère. A brave decision at a time when mental illness was a taboo subject brushed under the carpet by society.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Argos Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    About

    “Using his wonderful images, Mario Ruspoli invites us to experience mental illness for the first time, and to understand not only that people are not mad, but that the mad are all people.”

    Photos

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Anatole Dauman

    Directors of Photography :

    Michel Brault, Roger Morillière

    Editors :

    Jacqueline Meppiel, Henri Lanoé, Henri Colpi

    Screenwriters :

    Antonin Artaud, Mario Ruspoli

    Sound recordists :

    Danièle Tessier, Roger Morillière, Dolorès Grassian

    Artistic Director :

    Henri Colpi

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Insanity

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1962

    Runtime :

    47 min

    Visa number :

    26015

    Visa issue date :

    02/10/1962

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono