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...
Feature film Genres : Fiction Sub-genre : Drama Production language : French, Arabic 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 Screening format :
35mm Color type : Color Aspect ratio : CinemaScope Sound format : Dolby SRD Official website : www.pyramidefilms.com