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A Tale of the Wind is a french film of genre Documentary directed by Joris Ivens released in USA on 25 january 1991 with Joris Ivens

A Tale of the Wind (1988)

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A Tale of the Wind (French: Une Histoire de vent) is a 1988 French film directed by Joris Ivens and Marceline Loridan. It is also known as A Wind Story. It stars Ivens as he travels in China and tries to capture winds on film, while he reflects on his life and career. The film blends real and fictional elements; it ranges from documentary footage to fantastical dream sequences and Peking opera. It was Ivens' last film.

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Next to a fast-spinning windmill, a young boy enters a large toy aeroplane and says he will fly to China. An old man, Joris Ivens, sits on a chair in the Gobi Desert. On the sand dunes around him a group of men are raising poles with microphones.

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