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The Road to Paradise

The Road to Paradise

A Short film by Houda Benyamina

Produced by Easy Tiger

Production year : 2011

    Synopsis

    Leila and her two children, Sarah and Bilal, left their native land to settle down in France. Illegal immigrant, in search of her husband who refuged to England, Leila wishes to offer to her children a better life and tries to survive by raising them in the clandestinity. While she finds finally track of her husband and has the necessary money to join him, the vice tightens.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Easy Tiger

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Marc-Benoît Créancier

    Director of Photography :

    Michaël Capron

    Production Manager :

    Ludovic Leiba

    Sound Editor :

    Julien Ngo-Trong

    Production Designer :

    Isabelle Voisin

    Costume designer :

    Karine Vintache

    Sound Mixer :

    Samuel Aïchoun

    Screenwriters :

    Houda Benyamina, Malik Rumeau

    Sound Recordist :

    Grégoire Letouvet

    Editor :

    Julie Dupré

    Continuity supervisor :

    Pauline Gallezot

    Casting :

    Cynthia Arra

    Make-up Artist :

    Marie-Charlotte Sondaz

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Love, Childhood, Immigration, Society, Politics

    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2011

    Runtime :

    43 min

    Visa number :

    128.174

    Visa issue date :

    16/11/2011

    Production formats :

    HD 4K

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (1)

    Director

    News

    Festival Selections (5)

    Awards (3)

    Namur International French-Language Film Festival - 2012

    Namur International French-Language Film Festival (Belgium, 2012)

    Awards

    International Competition Jury Prize

    Dubai International Film Festival  - 2011

    Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates, 2011)

    Awards (2)

    Award for Best Film in the Muhr Arab Shorts Competition

    Critics' Prize