Almayer's Folly Image

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

Summary: Having married the adopted Malay daughter of the wealthy Captain Lingard in order to obtain an inheritance that has failed to materialize, Almayer has become isolated and bitter, trapped in his remote trading post, and investing all his emotional energy in his own beloved daughter, Nina. But, haunted by feelings of racial and cultural alienation and harboring hatred towards her father, Nina has no intention of providing him with comfort or companionship. (Anthology Film Archives)
Runtime: 127 min
Production: Artémis Productions
Genre: Drama
Countries: France, Belgium
Languages: English, French, Central Khmer
Director Credit
Chantal Akerman Director
Writer Credit
Chantal Akerman Writer
Henry Bean Writer
Joseph Conrad Writer
Nicole Brenez Writer
Cast Credit
Aurora Marion Nina
Bunthang Khim Ali
Marc Barbé Capitaine Lingard
Sakhna Oum Zahira
Solida Chan Chen
Stanislas Merhar Almayer
Sun Yucheng Capitaine Tom Li
Zac Andrianasolo Daïn
Producer Credit
Chantal Akerman Producer
Patrick Quinet Producer
Serge Zeitoun Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: