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To Repel Ghosts

To Repel Ghosts

A Short film by Philippe Lacôte

Produced by Banshee Films

Production year : 2013


    At twenty-five. Jean-Michel,a youngblack artist from New York, Has known everything too soon or too quickly: success, money and drogues. But this life is no longer making him happy. At the occassion of an exhibition of his paintings and tp forget the death of a close fried, he travels to the Ivory Coast with the hope of seeing an old friend, Watt , who is also an artist.

    But in Abidjan, Jean-Michel's trip takes the form of an initiatory journey. For a long time he feels possessed by spirits which he tries to push away. Will Africa offer him his therapy?

    Actors (11)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Banshee Films

    Foreign production company :

    Wassakara Productions


    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Claire Gadéa

    Line Producers :

    Claire Gadéa, Ernest Kouamé, Steven Markovitz

    Foreign Producer :

    Ernest Kouamé

    Sound Recordist :

    Bertrand Ilboudo

    Production managers :

    Claire Gadéa, Tamsin Ranger

    Sound Editor :

    François Boudet

    Sound Mixer :

    Emmanuel Croset

    Assistant Director :

    Samuel Niamké

    Screenwriter :

    Philippe Lacôte

    Director of photography :

    Delphine Jaquet

    Assistant Operators :

    Pacôme Gbayoro, Hermann Messo

    Editor :

    Barbara Bossuet

    Costume designer :

    Léa Delmas

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Bizarre, Portrait

    Themes :

    Art, Wandering, Travel

    Production language :

    French, Nouchi

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Ivory Coast

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Ivory Coast)

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    Runtime :

    20 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

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