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ALONE (G13) GN
(W/A/CA) Christophe Chaboute Available in English for the first time, the internationally bestselling graphic novel and official selection at the prestigious Festival d'Angoul?me by master illustrator-storyteller Chabout? (Park Bench, Moby-Dick). Every week a boat leaves supplies on a tiny lighthouse island, only to have them later consumed by an unseen man, a figure mythological in his continual absence. Who is this person, living fifty years on that rock? Why does he never leave? Why does he never make himself seen? What is it like to be so alone? When a new boatman, understanding hardship himself, starts to ask those very questions, a chain of events unfolds that will change the lonely lighthouse resident's life forever. Filled with stunning visuals of a rich interior life, Alone a tale of one solitary man looking for connection, teaching us something about the human experience and the world as a whole.
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YELLOW CAB GN
(W) Benoit Cohen (A/CA) Christophe Chaboute After twenty years working on film and series shoots, Beno?t Cohen is drained. His enthusiasm gone, a desire to stop writing and put down the camera takes over. In the city for a year, he still wonders about how best to absorb the rich diversity of the cosmopolitan metropolis, settling on a simple idea: he will become a taxi driver. Behind the iconic Yellow Cab, behind the fantasy of freedom and independence, behind the faces of his thousands of passengers, Beno?t discovers a world to which he is a stranger. He dives into his new life with the idea of turning it into a screenplay for a future film, but the material he collects from this social experiment marks him deeply, leading down unsuspected paths: First, the administrative maze that leads to the taxi driver's license. Then the world behind the scenes. And finally, the prejudices that surround the profession and lead customers, cops, and the entire city to look at it-quite randomly-either with indifference, kindness, or aggression. The project transforms into an autobiographical no
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