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The Hero

The Hero

A Feature film by Zézé Gamboa

Produced by Les Films de l'Après-Midi

Release in France : 07/12/2005

    Synopsis

    A country: Angola. A city: Luanda.
    A man whose memories are haunted by war. Forced to join the Angolan army when he was fifteen years old, Vitorio is demobolized after almost twenty years of fighting. He’s lost a leg after stepping on a mine. After months of waiting, he is at last given a prosthesis which he hopes will enable him to begin a new life. In the streets of Luanda he slowly discovers that war is still continuing at every street corner. With Joana, he dreams of impossible love. With Judite, he rediscovers life. With Manu, he invents a family.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de l'Après-Midi

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    f for film

    Foreign production companies :

    Gamboa & Gamboa, David & Golias

    French distribution :

    Eurozoom

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    François d'Artemare

    Director of Photography :

    Mario Masini

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laura Gouadain

    Music Composers :

    David Linx, Diederik Wissels

    Screenwriters :

    Carla Batista, Pierre-Marie Goulet

    Sound recordist :

    Gita Cerveira

    Editor :

    Anna Ruiz

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Portuguese

    Coproducer countries :

    Portugal, Angola, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Portugal, Angola, France)

    Production year :

    2005

    French release :

    07/12/2005

    Runtime :

    1 h 37 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    109.522

    Visa issue date :

    01/12/2005

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR