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A Feature film by Jean-Pierre Thorn

Produced by Mat Films

Release in France : 24/09/2003

    Synopsis

    An intimate portrait of 30-year-old Bouda, a Hip-Hop dancer who settled in France with his family when he was four months old. He is now threatened with expulsion under a French law that applies the principle of the so-called "double punishment": banishing outside French borders delinquents released from prisons who happen to be offspring of immigrants. They are shipped off to their native countries, countries many have never set foot in.
    Although specifically Bouda's story, it is also one of a generation that grew up in the heart of a northern Parisian suburb where the French Hip Hop movement was born.
    A musical film with hip-hop choreography, a fable in rap narration, "scratched" with images of "tags" and graffiti that speaks of utopia and downfall.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Mat Films

    French distribution :

    Mat Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Richard Magnien

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Paul Bernard

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Jean-Charles Canu

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Guy Véran

    Directors of Photography :

    François Kuhnel, Aurélien Devaux

    Production manager :

    Anne Le Grevès

    Editor :

    Janice Jones

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2002

    French release :

    24/09/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 29 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    106.956

    Visa issue date :

    12/09/2003

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR