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Under House Arrest + Testimony

Under House Arrest + Testimony

Under House Arrest + Testimony

Various / 115min / Digital

DIRECTOR: VARIOUS

TESTIMONY (dir. Stéphane Vieyra / 2019, 13 mins)

UNDER HOUSE ARREST (EN RÉSIDENCE SURVEILLÉE) (dir. Paulin Soumanou Vieyra / 1981 / 102 mins)

Vierya’s lone feature film, Under House Arrest follows a struggle for power in an African country, in which a powerful president with close ties to European entrepreneurs lands in hot water with the appearance of a powerful political essay and a sudden threat of rebellion by the military, all of which leads to the once-all-powerful leader being confined to his home. With son Stéphane’s Testimony, a homage to his father’s life.