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The Venerable W.

The Venerable W.

A Feature film by Barbet Schroeder

Produced by Les Films du Losange

Release in France : 07/06/2017

    Synopsis

    In Burma, the “Venerable Wirathu” is a highly respected and influential Buddhist monk. Meeting him amounts to traveling to the heart of everyday racism and observing how Islamophobia and hate speech lead to violence and destruction. Yet this is a country in which 90% of the population has adopted Buddhism as a faith: a religion based on a peaceful, tolerant and non-violent way of life.

    Videos (2)

    10/05/2017

    The Venerable W.

    Trailer (French Subs)

    10/07/2017

    The Venerable W.

    Trailer (English version)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Losange

    Foreign production companies :

    Bande à part Films, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, Srg ssr

    French distribution :

    Les Films du Losange

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films du Losange

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    International releases (3)

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    Photos (3)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Margaret Menegoz

    Foreign Producer :

    Lionel Baier

    Director of photography :

    Victoria Clay

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Tony Arnoux

    Music Composer :

    Jorge Arriagada

    Screenwriter :

    Barbet Schroeder

    Voice :

    Bulle Ogier

    Sound Recordist :

    Florian Eidenbenz

    Editor :

    Nelly Quettier

    Sound Mixer :

    Florian Eidenbenz

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Religion, Spiritualité

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Switzerland

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Switzerland)

    Production year :

    2016

    French release :

    07/06/2017

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    145.527

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Posters (1)

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