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The President - © Bac Films Distribution

The President

A Feature film by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Release in France : 18/03/2015

    Synopsis

    The President and his family run their country with an iron fist, enjoying a luxurious lifestyle while their subjects live in misery.
    From one day to the next, a violent coup d’état puts an end to the dictatorship and the President becomes the most wanted man in the country.
    With his 5-year-old grandson, he then tries to reach the sea, where a ship is waiting to transport them away from danger. Disguised as street musicians, they are confronted by the suffering and hatred that the President has provoked by his policies and attitude.

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    10/12/2014

    The President

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    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Bac Films Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Bac Films Distribution

    Foreign production companies :

    20 Steps Production, Makhmalbaf Film House

    French distribution :

    Bac Films Distribution

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    Photos (7)

    Full credits (9)

    Assistant director :

    Hana Makhmalbaf

    Director of photography :

    Konstantine Mindia Esadze

    Editors :

    Hana Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkini

    Music Composers :

    Guja Burduli, Tadjar Junaid

    Costume designer :

    Ketevan Kalandadze

    Screenwriters :

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkini

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Robert Schlockoff

    Production Designer :

    Mamuka Esadze

    Casting :

    Eka Mzhavanadze

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    English

    Coproducer countries :

    Georgia, France, Great Britain

    Original French-language productions :

    No

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Georgia, France, Great Britain)

    Production year :

    2014

    French release :

    18/03/2015

    Runtime :

    1 h 58 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    139.379

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1