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The Crocodile of Botswanga

The Crocodile of Botswanga

A Feature film by Fabrice Eboué, Lionel Steketee

Produced by Légende

Release in France : 19/02/2014

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M6 Films, Mars Films

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Leslie Konda, a talented young French soccer player who was discovered as a teenager by Didier, a small-time agent who took him under his wing, has just signed his first contract as a striker for a major Spanish soccer club. Sadly, he is unable to share his joy with his mother who died a few months earlier, but he promised her that he would take her ashes home to her village in Botswanga, in Africa. Meanwhile, his origins have earned him an invitation from the president of Botswanga, a keen soccer fan who has recently taken power after a military coup. Accompanied by Didier, Leslie sets out on his first visit to the country of his ancestors to pay homage to his mother as well as to receive a special award from President Bobo, who, despite his humanist speeches, rapidly reveals himself to be a megalomaniac, paranoid dictator. They have barely arrived when Bobo suggests that Didier convince Leslie to play for the national team, which is languishing at the very bottom of FIFA’s world rankings: the Crocodiles of Botswanga.



The Crocodile of Botswanga

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Executive Producer :

Ilan Goldman

Associate producer :

Catherine Morisse

Screenwriters :

Fabrice Eboué, Blanche Gardin

Sound recordists :

Pierre André, Alain Féat

Production Manager :

Marc Vade

Editor :

Frédérique Olszak

Music Composer :

Guillaume Roussel

Costume designer :

Pierre-Jean Larroque

Assistant Director :

Ivan Fegyveres

Original idea :

Fabrice Eboué

Director of Photography :

Stéphane Le Parc

Assistant Operator :

Marie-Sophie Daniel

Press Attaché (film) :

Sandra Cornevaux

Production Designer :

Maamar Ech-Cheikh

Casting :

Coralie Amedeo

Sound Mixer :

François-Joseph Hors

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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1 h 30 min

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Dolby SRD