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La Raison d'espérance

A Short film by Sophie Delvallée

Produced by Acis Productions

Production year : 2009

    Synopsis

    1961, Abdessellem, twenty, leaves Algeria after a few months of confinement and tortures in the French jails. He goes to Montreuil, a Paris region, where his brother, Djilloul, and his cousins, Belkacem and Messaoud, are blue-collar workers and FLN activists. He settles down with them in a room, without water nor electricity, near a railroad. As they, he fights and dreams of the Independence, back in his small village. The Independence comes, but the four men stay in France. In 1964, they leave their hut to settle down in the Sonacotra foyers.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Acis Productions

    Subject

    According to the memoirs of Abdessellem Arjoud.

    Photos

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producers :

    Corentin Dong-Jin Sénéchal, Vanessa Ramonbordes

    Screenwriters :

    Sophie Delvallée, Nathalie Guisset

    Sound Editor :

    Emmanuel Bonnat

    Colorization :

    Guilain Depardieu

    Sound Mixer :

    Emmanuel Bonnat

    Assistant directors :

    Muriel Monnard, Rémy de Vaucorbeil

    Editor :

    Delphine Dumont

    Continuity supervisor :

    Delphine Dumont

    Grader :

    Guilain Depardieu

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Themes :

    Immigration

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2009

    Runtime :

    36 min

    Visa number :

    125.294

    Visa issue date :

    07/10/2010

    Production formats :

    Video

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director