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Bananas, eggs, and tuna: three basic foodstuffs with three wildly different points of origin. Moullet begins with these on his plate but constructs his film by working backwards and finding the sources for these items and how they reach our plates. As Moullet’s investigation deepens, however, the film moves beyond the confines of a simple exploration of food origins into more political and social realms, not only relating to food but also to the medium of film.

  1. Luc Moullet

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  1. Luc Moullet

    Luc Moullet

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Genèse d'un repas
Genèse d'un repas

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Status Released

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  • February 1, 1979
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Original Language French

Runtime 1h 55m

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