Le grand capitaine

Directed by Jean-Charles Hue

Written by Axel Guyot, Jean-Charles Hue

Produced by Axel Guyot

Epopée historique / La folie destructrice d'un homme


Freely adapted from Jacques Rolland's novel, "The Great Captain", This philosophical tale about the madness of men, relates the expedition of the Voulay-Chanoine column, sent in 1898 by France to conquer lake Tchad, and whose tragical fate inspired Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.