Alain Tanner

Men of the Port
8

Men of the Port

After 40 years Alain Tanner again travels to the port of Genoa, where he worked for a shipping company as a 22-year-old. On the back of his own ...
In the White City
7.4

In the White City

A Swiss sailor jumps ship in Lisbon, tired of the noisy engine room, the ship “a floating factory of crazy people.” He rents a room ...
Return from Africa
7.6

Return from Africa

An ode to liberated speech and to the power of words, “those one speaks to others, those one speaks in silence”, Alain Tanner’s ...