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Madame Cléante n’ira pas au cimetière

Madame Cléante n’ira pas au cimetière

A Short film by Pamela Varela

Produced by Bear Team Production

Production year : 2016


In French Guiana, in the middle of the carnival period, Emmanuel and Léon, two young, mixed-race brothers, attend their grandmother's funeral.

Confronted by the reminiscences of the past, the memories of their childhood resurface and with them deeply buried secrets.

Actors (8)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Bear Team Production


Adapted from Madame Cléante n’ira pas au cimetière

From the Brèves de savane collection, Ibis Rouge Éditions 2011

Photos (3)

Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Laurène Belrose

Author of original work :

Laurène Belrose

Executive Producer :

Laurène Belrose

Director of Photography :

Emmanuel Trousse

Camera Operator :

Aurélien Py

Editor :

Cécile Frey

Continuity supervisor :

Chloé Bebronne

Costume designers :

Charlotte Pecquenard, Karine Ribal

Make-up Artist :

Céline Rouzier

Assistant directors :

Clément Comet, Véronique Loit-Tournier

Sound Recordist :

Sergio Henriquez Martinez

Screenwriters :

Pamela Varela, Laurène Belrose

Assistant Operators :

Frédéric Roger, Jean-Baptiste Farineau

Production manager :

Delphine Cazelles

Sound Editor :

Stéphane Rives

Production Designer :

Georges Lalaand

Visual effects :

Gadiel Bendelac, Jean-Baptiste Delorme, Thomas Duquet

Sound Mixer :

Géraud Bec

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Literary adaptation , Psychological drama

Themes :

Family, Memories, Homosexuality

Production language :

French, Creole

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

39 min 52 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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