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A Short film by Sokhna Amar

Production year : 2005

    Synopsis

    A young woman reads us a letter that she's just received from her best friend. The letter is about the rape inflicted upon her ten years earlier.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Co-production :

    Vivement Lundi !

    Foreign production company :

    Guiss Guiss Communication

    Full credits (6)

    Screenwriter :

    Sokhna Amar

    Co-producer :

    Jean-François Le Corre

    Sound Recordist :

    Alioune Mbow

    Foreign producer :

    Mariama Sylla

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Souchar

    Editor :

    Pascal Auclert

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Femininity, Violence

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Senegal, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Senegal, France)

    Production year :

    2005

    Runtime :

    7 min 40 seconds

    Visa number :

    110.839

    Visa issue date :

    11/03/2005

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (4)

    FIFF - 2005

    FIFF (Belgium, 2005)

    Selection

    Competition Documentary Films

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2005

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival - 2005

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival (Canada, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Awards

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2005

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2005)

    Awards (2)

    Jury Special Mention

    Youth and Cinema Jury Prize