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Après l'océan - © Toma Baqueni

Après l'océan

A Feature film by Éliane de Latour

Produced by Les Films d'Ici

Release in France : 08/07/2009

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Les Films d'Ici

Foreign production companies :

Autonomous, La République de Côte d'Ivoire

French distribution :


Co-production :

Arte France Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

Doc & Film International


Otho and Shad leave Abidjan for the adventure of Europe. They dream of returning home as great benefactors, heroes. In Spain, a police roundup separates them.
Otho, escorted back to the border, returns to his country. He only finds affection and understanding from his sister and a young poet. For everyone else, he becomes an outcast. He's carried away by his projects for an Africa that would believe in itself.
Shad pursues his dream of a conquest, no matter the price. He goes to England, where he meets Tango, a Frenchwoman rebelling against society. She takes him to Paris where she still has family that might be able to help them. In turn, Shad introduces Tango to the warm and welcoming milieu of African exiles; she falls in love with Olga and is reconciliated with life. But they must contend with the greed of some African 'brothers', Tango's jealous cousin, administration…

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Full credits (16)

Executive Producer :

Serge Lalou

Director of Photography :

Renaud Chassaing

Production Manager :

Nicolas Royer

Editors :

Nelly Quettier, Yves Deschamps, Catherine Gouze

Assistant Editor :

Michaël Phelippeau

Production Designer :

Dan Bevan

Casting :

Nicolas Ronchi

Special Effects :

Olivier Poujaud

Screenwriter :

Éliane de Latour

Sound Recordist :

Jérôme Thiault

Press Attaché (film) :

Chloé Lorenzi

Sound editors :

Arnaud Rolland, Édouard Morin

Continuity supervisor :

Olivia Bruynoghe

Music Composers :

Alexis Pécharman, Éric Thomas

Construction Manager :

Yann Dury

Sound Mixer :

Bruno Tarrière

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Feature film

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France, Great Britain, Ivory Coast

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Majority French (France, Great Britain, Ivory Coast)

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Runtime :

1 h 48 min

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