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Man of the Soil

A Short film by Pierre Deschamps

Production year : 2009

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Jerry Makawest is a Tèw Name, a man of the soil in Creole. He lives away from the wild rhythm of the city and goes only to sell his fruits. He lives in the middle of nowhere in his secret garden where, as his grandparents before him, he cultivates and transplants what the nature gave him. He lives humbly in accordance with the earth, the sea and the rivers. He is far from all the fuss made around the ecology and the environment. He lives, simply.

Full credits (7)

Director of Photography :

Pierre Deschamps

Production manager :

Etta Deschamps

Sound Editor :

Pierre Deschamps

Sound Mixer :

Pierre Deschamps

Sound recordists :

Didier Gatouillat, Pierre Deschamps

Editor :

Pierre Deschamps

Music Composers :

Tata Zongo, Zam Zam Band

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Film musical

Themes :

Consumerism, Human nature , Economics, Environment

Production language :

French, Creole

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

7 min 16 seconds

Production formats :

HD - Digital video

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