Make your own free website on Tripod.com

 

A.I.D.S

Amnesia

Amputee

Autism

Blind

Cancer

Deaf

Disfigurement

Dwarf

General

Learning Difficulty

Limb

Mental

Polio

Stuttering

Recommended by Title

Recommended by Disability

Blind: Major Films   no photo.
TitleSymphonie Pastorale, La (1946)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityBlind
CountryFrance
Length105
GenreSpiritual
Rating4
DirectorJean Delannoy
CastPierre Blanchar Michele Morgan Jean Desailly Line Noro Andre Clement
NotesB/W. A Swiss Pastor discovers a neglected and uneducated blind girl and teaches her to live a fuller life. At the same time he becomes passionate for her and breaks up his own family. Blindness is here a metaphor for people's spiritual blindness something difficult to avoid in the creative arts. Filmmakers and writers are sometimes reluctant to tell the straight story of someone coping with, overcoming a disability. Television tends to be more literal in its approach. But we have to decide from which we learn more, reportage or imagination. From the novel by Andre Gide N.B.. This film is generally known by its French title.

 Back to Home Page