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The Road to Paradise

The Road to Paradise

A Short film by Houda Benyamina

Produced by Easy Tiger

Production year : 2011

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Actors (6)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Easy Tiger

Synopsis

Leila and her two children, Sarah and Bilal, left their native land to settle down in France. Illegal immigrant, in search of her husband who refuged to England, Leila wishes to offer to her children a better life and tries to survive by raising them in the clandestinity. While she finds finally track of her husband and has the necessary money to join him, the vice tightens.

Photos (5)

Full credits (13)

Executive Producer :

Marc-Benoît Créancier

Director of Photography :

Michaël Capron

Production Manager :

Ludovic Leiba

Sound Editor :

Julien Ngo-Trong

Production Designer :

Isabelle Voisin

Costume designer :

Karine Vintache

Sound Mixer :

Samuel Aïchoun

Screenwriters :

Houda Benyamina, Malik Rumeau

Sound Recordist :

Grégoire Letouvet

Editor :

Julie Dupré

Continuity supervisor :

Pauline Gallezot

Casting :

Cynthia Arra

Make-up Artist :

Marie-Charlotte Sondaz

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Love, Childhood, Immigration, Society, Politics

Production language :

French, Arabic

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2011

Runtime :

43 min

Visa number :

128.174

Visa issue date :

16/11/2011

Production formats :

HD 4K

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

16/9

Audio format :

Dolby SR

Rating restrictions :

None

Posters (1)

Director

News

Festival Selections (5)

Awards (3)

Namur International French-Language Film Festival - 2012

Namur International French-Language Film Festival (Belgium, 2012)

Awards

International Competition Jury Prize

Dubai International Film Festival  - 2011

Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates, 2011)

Awards (2)

Award for Best Film in the Muhr Arab Shorts Competition

Critics' Prize