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A Screaming Man

A Screaming Man

A Feature film by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Produced by Pili Films

Release in France : 29/09/2010

    Synopsis

    Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty years old, a former swimming champion, is the pool attendant at a luxury hotel in N'Djamena. When the hotel gets taken over by Chinese buyers, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. He takes this very hard, feeling socially humiliated. The country is in the throes of civil war and armed rebel forces threaten the government. The authorities demand that the population contribute to the "war effort" by giving money or volunteers old enough to fight off the assailants. Adam is constantly harassed by the District Chief for his contribution. But Adam has no money, all he's got is his son...

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    26/10/2010

    A Screaming Man

    Trailer (english subtitles)

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Pili Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

    Foreign production companies :

    Goï Goï Productions, Entre Chien et Loup

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    International releases (21)

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    Photos (6)

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Florence Stern

    Screenwriter :

    Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

    Director of Photography :

    Laurent Brunet

    Production managers :

    Claude Gilaizeau, Sékou Traoré

    Editor :

    Marie-Hélène Dozo

    Costume designer :

    Céline Delaire

    Assistant Director :

    Benjamin Blanc

    Foreign producer :

    Diana Elbaum

    Sound Recordist :

    Dana Farzanehpour

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Robert Schlockoff

    Music Composer :

    Wasis Diop

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium, Chad

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Belgium, Chad)

    Production year :

    2010

    French release :

    29/09/2010

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    122.965

    Visa issue date :

    23/07/2010

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (3)

    Director

    News (11)

    Festival Selections (24)

    Istanbul Film Festival - 2011

    Istanbul Film Festival (Turkey , 2011)

    Selection

    FROM THE WORLD OF FESTIVALS

    Festival de Films Cinémania - 2010

    Festival de Films Cinémania (Canada, 2010)

    Selection (2)

    Official Selection

    Official Selection

    Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival - 2010

    Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (Taiwan, 2010)

    Selection

    The Battle of Life Section

    Helsinki Film Festival - 2010

    Helsinki Film Festival (Finland, 2010)

    Selection

    Spotlight Selection

    Bienne French Film Festival - 2010

    Bienne French Film Festival (Switzerland, 2010)

    Selection

    Grand Premieres

    TIFF - 2010

    TIFF (Canada, 2010)

    Selection

    Special presentations

    Awards (2)

    Lumiere Awards - 2011

    Lumiere Awards (France, 2011)

    Awards

    Meilleur film francophone

    Delegations

    Presskit (2)

    Website