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Al qantara ou vacances d'exil

A Short film by Frédéric Fichefet

Production year : 1997

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Production and distribution (2)

Co-production :

Les Films de Mai

Foreign production company :

Artémis Productions


Every summer, thousands of Maroccan families living in Belgium return home. As a bridge between two worlds, the journey reveals two sides of divided memory: how does this community talk of its implantation? Between the two countries, where do its members situate themselves? And there children? As for those who stayed behind, what do they know exactly of those who return every summer?

Full credits (8)

Authors of original work :

Jean-Paul Artaud, Serge Zeitoun

Foreign Producer :

Patrick Quinet

Director of photography :

Arlette Girardot

Editor :

Yvan Flasse

Screenwriter :

Frédéric Fichefet

Co-producer :

Serge Zeitoun

Sound Recordist :

Olivier Hespel

Music Composer :

Rabih Abou-Khalil

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Short film

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Society, Sport

Production language :

French, Arabic

Coproducer countries :

Belgium, France

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Nationality :

Minority French (Belgium, France)

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Runtime :

58 min

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