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15 Minutes of War

A Feature film by Fred Grivois

Produced by Capture the Flag Films

Release in France : 30/01/2019


    1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus with 21 French children and an American teacher, and drive it to a no-man’s-land, on the border between the French colony and Somalia. French captain André Gerval is called to lead a small team of elite snipers to secretly prepare an emergency rescue. When diplomacy comes at a stall and time is running out, Gerval and his team take alone the responsibility of carrying out a simultaneous 5 men sniper attack to get the children and their teacher out safely. A true story.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Capture the Flag Films

    French distribution :

    SND Groupe M6

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

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    Full credits (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Raphaël Rocher, Henri Debeurme

    Director of Photography :

    Julien Meurice

    Music Composers :

    Mike Kourtzer, Fabien Kourtzer

    Foreign producers :

    Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart

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    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Action , Drama

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 36 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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