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Robert Antelme, the human species

Jean Mascolo, Jean-Marc Turine

1992 / 65 minutes / Production : 24 images / Broadcasting : Arte, RTBF, Vidéothèque de Paris

In May 1944, Robert Antelme is deported to Germany. In 1947, survivor of the death camps, he publishes « The Human Species », a book that becomes famous ofr its look at the human species through the deportation period. This documentary tells the story fof this horrible experience. With accounts of Marguerite Duras, François Mitterand, Edgar Morin, Dyonis Mascolo…