The Elusive Search for Nora Luca: Tony Gatlif's Adventures in Gypsy Land

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Sylvie Eve Blum-Reid;
(2005)
  • Publisher: UTS ePRESS, University of Technology Sydney
  • Journal: PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies (issn: 1449-2490, eissn: 1449-2490)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5130/portal.v2i2.93
  • Subject: JV1-9480 | Sociology (General) | otherness | Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration | HM401-1281 | French cinema | travel narrative | Europe | Gypsy films

This essay examines Gypsy filmmaker Tony Gatlif and his 1997 film <i>Gadjo Dilo</i> (The Crazy Foreigner). The film ventures on the icy roads of Romania and casts a young French man in search for Nora Luca’s voice, a woman taped by his musicologist father. The young man... View more
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