SUR L'ADAMANT (ON THE ADAMANT)

The Adamant is a floating daycare centre located on the Seine River in the heart of Paris, designed for adults with mental disorders. Its residents come and go, dedicating the majority of their time to various art forms such as music, painting, photography, and more. Staff and counsellors are present to guide the process through art therapy.

Offering an intimate and tender look at the way mental health patients use art as a way of expressing and a means of coping, On the Adamant seeks to portray how art can be an effective form of healing and a safe space for individuals to express themselves freely without judgement.

Profile

Director: Nicolas Filibert
Premiere Status: Singapore Premiere
Runtime: 109 minutes
Language: French (with English subtitles)
Rating: PG

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About the Director

Nicolas PHILIBERT is a French film director who studied philosophy at the University of Grenoble. Having directed films since 1978, he is regarded for his humanistic body of work in the non-fiction genre. His latest film, On the Adamant, won the Golden Bear at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.

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