Émile Brami (Louis-Ferdinand Céline et le cinéma)
“Céline saw cinema as a great threat”
Abel Gance, Roger Vadim, Jean-Luc Godard : they all dreamt to adapt Journey to the end of the night for the screen. But Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s masterpiece, published in 1932, is not a small affair, and all of them failed. In his Louis-Ferdinand Céline et le cinéma, writer Émile Brami attempts at unravelling the secrets of this impossible adaptation. He gave us some keys to understand the complex relationship between this monster of a book and cinema.
Interview : Paul Rothé
Temps de lecture 5 min.