Almayer's Folly

Almayer's Folly

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Father does not always know best as Almayer demonstrates in this modestly modernized version of Joseph Conrad's first novel. A white man living in Malaysia takes a native bride, and the marriage brings forth a daughter named Nina. Almayer may not love his wife, but cares deeply for Nina and her overall care. This sad man's hopes and dreams prove full of folly as his wife and daughter plan a life without him.
Starring Stanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion
Director Chantal Akerman