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Hommage A Noir
Hommage A Noir
Director: Ralf Schmerberg
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Documentary
NR     1999     0hr 48min

An unusual production with dream-inducing beauty, Ralf Schmerberg's Hommage à Noir is a striking effort to capture the essence of Africa's peoples through a highly original vision. Shot in ink-black and whipped-cream white...  more »

     
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Director: Ralf Schmerberg
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Documentary
Studio: Palm Pictures / Umvd
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 01/26/1999
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1997
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 0hr 48min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Colonialism Redux
PM | Los Angeles, California | 04/10/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This film is not a documentary, but one German filmmaker's visual montage of "those strange, exotic beings" that inhabit Africa (actually just one small corner of Africa, the country of Cameroon). Schmerberg, as director, places his "subjects" on display (turning 'round on a lazy susan), throws candy at the children to animate them, directs the men to look fierce as they slowly pull their blades from their sheaths, etc., etc. "Hommage a Noir" is in some respects visually stunning, and the music is interesting in its own right (though *utterly* disconnected to its subject). But it is also offensive in it's stereotypical rendering of a foreign place and its inhabitants. Do not get this film if you expect anything close to documentary. And be prepared for a film that is as much indignity as it is homage."