Le Volcan interdit

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Le Volcan interdit
Directed by Haroun Tazieff
Written by Chris Marker
Cinematography Chris Marker
Release date
  • 1966 (1966)
Country France
Language French

Le Volcan interdit is a 1966 French documentary film directed by Haroun Tazieff. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1] The film is set in Zaire, following an expedition exploring the crater of the Niragongo volcano of the Virunga chain, whose eruptions are known for their violence and their massive lava flows.


  1. ^ "NY Times: Le Volcan interdit". NY Times. Retrieved 9 November 2008. 

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