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Lucy's Revenge

Lucy's Revenge

A Feature film by Janusz Mrozowski

Produced by Filmogène

Release in France : 17/06/1998


    “La revanche de Lucy” is a comedy in which traditional and modern Africans, out-of-touch white people, ghosts and sorcerers mix and mingle… A presidential couple, Adama and Albertine, are possessed by an evil white spirit. Adama pretends to have forgotten his promise of free elections and Albertine will only dress and eat European style, is bent on whitening her skin and stashes her money in a Swiss bank account. In the land of spirits, four African souls cook up a plot to drive out this evil white spirit.

    Actors (7)

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    K Films

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    I have travelled so much in Africa that I have become a “white black man” or a “black white man”, depending on your point of view. First of all I directed a series of short films in five different countries, based on works by African writers. With “La revanche de Lucy” I wanted to let others discover this Africa that I love, its humour, thoughts, philosophy, ancestral traditions, colourful language etc... by getting my inspiration from tradition. By reviving the tales. By giving humour the place which Africans give it in their daily life. By exploring the African imagination, where realism and fantasy mix naturally. (Yanusz Mrozowski)

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Evelyne Georges

    Foreign Producer :

    Sékou Traoré

    Sound Recordist :

    Claude Hivernon

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Isabelle Buron

    Assistant editor :

    Karine Olivier

    Music Composers :

    Rodolphe Burger, Kat Onoma

    Artistic Director :

    Maxime Rebière

    Screenwriter :

    Janusz Mrozowski

    Director of Photography :

    François About

    Assistant Operator :

    Jérôme Olivier

    Editors :

    Claudine Bouché, Jeanne Moutard

    Production Designer :

    Papa Kouyaté

    Costume designer :

    Odile Hautemulle

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Burkina Faso

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    Majority French (France, Burkina Faso)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 28 min

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