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Après l'océan - © Toma Baqueni

Après l'océan

A Feature film by Éliane de Latour

Produced by Les Films d'Ici

Release in France : 08/07/2009


    Otho and Shad leave Abidjan for the adventure of Europe. They dream of returning home as great benefactors, heroes. In Spain, a police roundup separates them.
    Otho, escorted back to the border, returns to his country. He only finds affection and understanding from his sister and a young poet. For everyone else, he becomes an outcast. He's carried away by his projects for an Africa that would believe in itself.
    Shad pursues his dream of a conquest, no matter the price. He goes to England, where he meets Tango, a Frenchwoman rebelling against society. She takes him to Paris where she still has family that might be able to help them. In turn, Shad introduces Tango to the warm and welcoming milieu of African exiles; she falls in love with Olga and is reconciliated with life. But they must contend with the greed of some African 'brothers', Tango's jealous cousin, administration…

    Actors (15)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films d'Ici

    Foreign production companies :

    Autonomous, La République de Côte d'Ivoire

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    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Doc & Film International

    Photos (7)

    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producer :

    Serge Lalou

    Screenwriter :

    Éliane de Latour

    Production Manager :

    Nicolas Royer

    Editors :

    Nelly Quettier, Yves Deschamps, Catherine Gouze

    Assistant Editor :

    Michaël Phelippeau

    Production Designer :

    Dan Bevan

    Casting :

    Nicolas Ronchi

    Special Effects :

    Olivier Poujaud

    Sound Recordist :

    Jérôme Thiault

    Director of Photography :

    Renaud Chassaing

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Chloé Lorenzi

    Sound editors :

    Arnaud Rolland, Édouard Morin

    Continuity supervisor :

    Olivia Bruynoghe

    Music Composers :

    Alexis Pécharman, Éric Thomas

    Construction Manager :

    Yann Dury

    Sound Mixer :

    Bruno Tarrière

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Great Britain, Ivory Coast

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    Majority French (France, Great Britain, Ivory Coast)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

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