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Enki Bilal (born Enes Bilal on October 7, 1951) is a French comic book creator, comics artist and film director. Biography Born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to a Slovak mother and a Bosniak father who had been Tito’s tailor, he moved to Paris at the age of 9. [1] There, at 14, he met René Goscinny and with his encouragement applied his talent to comics. He produced work for Goscinny’s comics magazine Pilote in the 1970s, publishing his first story, Le Bol Maudit, in 1972. He began working with script writer Pierre Christin in 1975 on a series of dark and surreal tales, resulting in the body of work entitled Légendes d’Aujourd’hui. One of his most renowned works is the Nikopol trilogy (La Foire aux Immortels, La Femme Piège and Froid Équateur), which took more than a decade to get complete. Bilal wrote the script


and did all the artwork. The final chapter, Froid Équateur, was even awarded the book of the year award by the magazine Lire and is acknowledged by the inventor of chess boxing, Iepe Rubingh, as being the inspiration for this new sport. His most recent publication is Quatre? (2007), the last book in the Hatzfeld tetralogy, dealing with the breakup of former Yugoslavia but from the future. The first installment came in 1998 in the shape of Le Sommeil du Monstre opening with the main character, Nike, remembering the war in a series of traumatic flashbacks. The third chapter of the tetralogy is titled Rendez-vous à Paris (2006). It gives a good indication of Bilal’s popularity, being the fifth best selling new French comic of 2006 with 280,000 copies. His cinematic career has recently been revived with the expensive Immortel (Ad Vitam) which is his first attempt to adapt his books to the screen. The film received split critics, some panning the use of CGI characters but others have seen it as a faithful reinterpretation of the books. On May 13, 2008 a video game based on the Nikopol trilogy was announced entitled Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals. Published in North America by Got Game Entertainment in August 2008, the game is a “point and click” adven-


ture for the PC; however, the Lead Designer was Benoit Sokal and not Bilal himself, who was the art designer, along with Yoshitaka Amano for the upcoming video game Beyond Good & Evil 2. Bibliography Légendes d’Aujourd’hui written by Pierre Christin - La Croisière des oubliés (The Cruise of Lost Souls, 1975) - Le Vaisseau de pierre (Ship of Stone, 1976) - La ville qui n’existait pas (The Town That Didn’t Exist, 1977) - Townscapes (reprint of La Croisière des oubliés, Le Vaisseau de pierre, and La ville qui n’existait pas, 2004) Nikopol Trilogy - La Foire aux immortels (The Carnival of Immortals, 1980) - La Femme piège (The Woman Trap, 1986) - Froid Équateur (Equator Cold, 1992) Hatzfeld Tetralogy - Le sommeil du monstre (The Dormant Beast, 1998) - 32 Décembre (December 32, 2003) - Rendez-vous à Paris (2006)


- Quatre? (Four?, 2007) Other - Mémoires d’outre-espace, Histoires courtes 1974-1977 (Memories From Outer Space, 1978) - Exterminateur 17 (Exterminator 17, 1979; written by Jean-Pierre Dionnet) - Les Phalanges de l’ordre noir (The Black Order Brigade, 1979; written by Pierre Christin) - Partie de chasse (The Hunting Party, 1983; written by Pierre Christin) - Los Angeles - L’Étoile oubliée de Laurie Bloom (Los Angeles - The Forgotten Star of Laurie Bloom, 1984) - Hors Jeu (Off Play, 1987; with Patrick Cauvin) - Coeurs sanglants et autres faits divers (Bleeding Hearts and Other Stories, 1988; written by Pierre Christin) - Bleu Sang (Blue Blood, 1994) - Mémoires d’autre temps, Histoires courtes 19711981 (Memories From Other Times, 1996) - EnkiBilalAnDeuxMilleUn (EnkiBilalInTwoThousandOne, 1996) - Tykho Moon - livre d’un film (Tykho Moon - Book of a film, 1996) - Un siècle d’Amour (A century of Love , 1999) - Le Sarcophage (The Sarcophagus, 2000) - Magma (2000) - The Chaos Effect (reprint of Les Phalanges de l’ordre noir and Partie de chasse, 2005)


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The Nikopol Trilogy comprises three science fiction graphic novels written in French by Serbian born Enki Bilal between 1980 and 1993. The original French titles of the series are La Foire aux immortels, La Femme piège and Froid Ă&#x2030;quateur which were later translated in English and published by Humanoids Publishing under the titles Carnival of Immortals, Woman Trap and Cold Equator. In 1999, the trilogy was also published in a single album as The Nikopol Trilogy. The central plot of the trilogy, set in 2023 Paris, follows Alcide Nikopol who returns from a 30 year sentence spent orbiting the earth under cryopreservation to find France under fascist rule following two nuclear wars. The books have been adapted into a video game Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals by White Birds Productions and a movie called Immortal.


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The Carnival of Immortals (Original: La Foire aux Immortels) is a science fiction comic book from 1980 written and illustrated by the Yugoslavian born French cartoonist and storyteller Enki Bilal. It is the first part of the Nikopol Trilogy, followed up by La Femme piège (The Woman Trap) in 1986 and ending with Froid Ă&#x2030;quateur (Equator Cold) in 1992. In 2004, Bilal directed the film adaptation Immortel (Ad Vitam), although many plot elements were changed from the comic book. Plot Set in the year 2023, the book follows Alcide Nikopol return to Paris after spending 30 years frozen in space as a punishment for dodging the draft. The Paris he once knew is now ruled by fascist dictator J. F. Choublanc, the city is swarming with aliens, decaying and succumbing to chaos. At the same time, a flying pyramid-shaped space craft is hovering over Paris. It is inhabited by Egyptian gods who ask for fuel from the local authorities, as their pyramid vessel has run out of gas. In return for this service Choublanc wants immortality from the gods. One renegade god, Horus, meets


up with the disillusioned Nikopol in the Metro, and Nikopol agrees to allow Horus control of his body. Together they go on a journey to oppose the corrupt and megalomaniacal powers of the 21st century.


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For other uses of the words immortal and immortel, see Immortal (disambiguation) or Immortel (disambiguation). Not to be confused with The Immortals (film). Immortal (French: Immortel (ad vitam)) is a 2004 English language, but French-produced science fiction film, directed by artist Enki Bilal and based upon his graphic novel La Foire aux immortels (The Carnival of Immortals). The film combines live action footage with computer animation, and received mixed reviews. It is notable as being one of the first major films (along with Able Edwards, Casshern and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow) to be shot entirely on a “digital backlot”, blending live actors with computer generated surroundings. Immortel goes one step further than those films, however, in also having live actors interacting with semi photo-realistic CGI “humans” (as opposed to films such as Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy which featured fantasy creatures).


Plot outline The film takes place in New York City in the year 2095 where genetically altered humans live side-by-side with unaltered men and women, and where Central Park has been mysteriously encased in an “intrusion zone” where people who attempt to enter are instantly killed. A strange pyramid has appeared over the city; inside, the gods of ancient Egypt are judging Horus, one of their fellow gods, who has a man’s body but the head of a falcon. In the city below, Jill, a young woman with blue hair is arrested. Not completely human, she appears to be no more than a few months old, and possesses a number of secret powers, including one that enables her to procreate with gods, though she knows nothing of this. Horus is given a limited time to interact with the humans of New York and procreate. During his search for a host body, Horus encounters Nikopol, a rebel condemned to 30 years of hibernation who escapes his prison, due to a mechanical accident, one year early. Horus has been unsuccessful in attempting to take over the bodies of other humans; due to an incompatibility with the genetic alterations humans have undergone, the host bodies self-destruct while attempting to accommodate a “god”. Nikopol’s body is acceptable as it has been frozen in prison/storage and not undergone the genetic changes causing the rejections. Horus takes partial control of Nikopol’s body and starts looking


for a woman he can mate with to provide him a son, before his death sentence is carried out. When Horus/Nikopol discovers Jill, they become entangled in a web of murder and intrigue. The film, although produced in France, uses English-speaking actors, and all dialogue is in English, except for several scenes in (a modern approximation of) Ancient Egyptian, and one scene performed in French (the Region 1 DVD release translates the Egyptian scenes, but not the French dialogue). Except for British actress Charlotte Rampling, however, most of the actors, including star Linda Hardy, had their original performances overdubbed by others. Cast - Linda Hardy as Jill Bioskop (NB: “Bioskop” is Serbo-Croatian for “cinema” - the director, Enki Bilal, is of Bosnian and Slovak origins) - Thomas Kretschmann as Alcide Nikopol - Charlotte Rampling as Elma Turner - Frédéric Pierrot as John - Thomas M. Pollard as Horus - Yann Collette as Froebe - Derrick Brenner as Jonas Also starring: Olivier Achard, Corinne Jaber, Barbara Scaff, Joe Sheridan, Jacquelyn Toman, Jean-Louis Trintignant.


http://www.unesco.org/courier/2000_04/uk/ dires.htm ENKI BILAL: A JOURNEY TO THE END OF TIME Interview by Jasmina Sopova, UNESCO Courier journalist. In comics, books and movies, a Yugoslav-born French artist visits the future to put the past in perspective and wields humour as a weapon against horror. Memory is a recurrent theme in your work and the leitmotif of your latest book, co-written with the French novelist Dan Franck. Its title is Un siècle d’amour—a century of love—but it’s really about a century of terror. The creative process is based on memory. Artists are a compound of memory and sensibility. How could they talk about humanity and the world without delving into history and drawing on memory—their own and the memory of society and of nature? Memory can be more or less prominent in an artist’s work. But even when it’s scarcely perceptible, it’s always the raw material of art. How do you differentiate between history and memory? Let’s take the case of Un siècle d’amour. It isn’t a book about history, even though it starts in 1914, ends in 1999 and moves from Guernica to the Holocaust, Hiroshima and events in Africa—fairly


classic chapters of history. Each episode evokes the experiences of a woman caught up in the torment of war. Dan wrote the stories of these 13 witnesses, victims and heroines of our times. I painted their portraits. But the book is not very accurate historically. It starts in Sarajevo 1914 and ends in Saravejo 1999 and not—as respect for chronology would have required—with events in Kosovo, decisive though these were for this book. Readers should see this as a deliberate act of infidelity to history rather than an attempt to misrepresent it. Sarajevo, a multi-ethnic, multicultural city sacrificed to horror, has come to symbolize the memory of this murderous century. In Le Sommeil du monstre (“The Sleeping Monster”), an animated film based on the war in Sarajevo that you wrote and drew, you flash forward to 2026 to observe today’s world. Why did you use this technique? It’s very odd, but when I depict a brutal scene, I feel deeply uneasy if I set it in the present. If I situate it 20 or 30 years later, however, I enjoy the creative process. The horrible pictures from Africa and Chechnya that you see everywhere in the media bring us information (I won’t get involved in the debate about its quality) in real time. Such images come to us via two vehicles of reality, photography and reporting. They are part of a language that is quite different from the artist’s. So there is a feeling of personal uneasiness as well as a desire to step back from reality, to be


disconnected from it. But this doesn’t keep me from returning to the real world. I visit the future to come back to the past and the present. These three dimensions of time often overlap in your books. The first scene in Le Sommeil du monstre, for example, takes place in an old New York yellow cab transformed into a flying machine. This kind of contemporary detail ensures that readers don’t feel totally immersed in a science fiction world. I don’t want them to be. What’s more, I find the term science fiction slightly irritating. I am against all kinds of labels, codifications and classifications in literature. I don’t think there’s a hard-and-fast boundary between the worlds of Jules Verne, George Orwell and H.P. Lovecraft and those of Baudelaire, Kafka and Poe. I think the boundaries between genres are fading away. More and more authors are weaving the future into their works, whether they are writing novels or philosophy. That said, I have loved science fiction since I was a teenager. Science fiction enabled me to observe the world in its cosmic dimension, to have a global vision of the Earth which influences the questions I ask about the existence of other life forms and about the human condition. What worries you most about today’s world? Without falling into the trap of “knee-jerk ecology”, I must say that I am afraid for our planet. It is becoming weaker all the time. I have a sense of terrible waste. We have taken too much out


of the Earth, we have heedlessly consumed its resources and caused irreparable harm. Religious fundamentalism also alarms me. Imagine “Talibanism” on a world scale! It’s terrifying. Religion can become very dangerous, especially if it develops into a sect mentality. All kinds of excesses are on the cards in this rapidly changing world which doesn’t have much idea about where it’s going. It’s both exciting and frightening not to know what the future holds in store. Twenty years ago, when the world was divided into two camps, everything was simple, almost simplistic. Our side was good, the other was evil. We knew where the enemy was. That’s the world we grew up in. We were shaped in its mould. Then, all of a sudden, everything fell apart. The change was so swift and so abrupt that it took us unawares. Our minds weren’t ready for it. The war in Yugoslavia proves the point. It was almost a nineteenth-century war. It was archaic. And “archaicists” are the ones who caused it. Nike, the main hero of Le Sommeil du monstre, battles the “Obscurantis Order”, a kind of sect headed by “three new, self-proclaimed charismatic leaders”. Is that a veiled allusion to the three leaders who brought about the break-up of Yugoslavia, Serbia’s Milosevic, Croatia’s Tudjman and Bosnia’s Izetbegovic? The idea for the “Obscurantis Order” arose from fundamentalism, but readers are free to make their own interpretations. That’s the point of the book: everyone can make of it what they will.


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