Equator

(1983)
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Overview

Although based on a novel by Georges Simenon, director (and songwriter) Serge Gainsbourg has superimposed several dark emotions and a subtle brutality over the weak plot about a man's trip to Africa and his unfortunate passion for a murderess whose amorality sends the disillusioned fellow back to Europe. Sometimes described as frustrating and self-centered, reactions to this film swing across a broad spectrum of complaints -- not the least might be whether or not Gainsbourg is using a clichéd and stereotypical view of "dark Africa" to convey what he sees in his characters.

  1. Serge Gainsbourg

    Director

  2. Georges Simenon

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Francis Huster

    Francis Huster

  2. Barbara Sukowa

    Barbara Sukowa

  3. Reinhard Kolldehoff

    Reinhard Kolldehoff

  4. Jean Bouise

    Jean Bouise

  5. Julien Guiomar

    Julien Guiomar

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Equator

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Original Title Équateur

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 17, 1983
    Theatrical

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Original Language French

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