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A Short film by Olivier Sagne

Produced by Bear Team Production, Kanopé Films

Production year : 2020


    Thirteen-year-old Lovena, an undocumented immigrant of Haitian descent, has just been crowned chess champion in French Guyana. Her next rival will travel to Brazil to challenge her at a match. The preparation of this duel and unexpected events will drive her into a corner.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producers :

    Bear Team Production, Kanopé Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Next Film Distribution

    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producers :

    Laurène Belrose, Marc Barrat

    Line Producer :

    Marc Barrat

    Director of Photography :

    Maxence Lemonnier

    Assistant Operator :

    Adrien Valet

    Editor :

    Karl Lerus

    Continuity supervisor :

    Loëlia Fernandez

    Music Composer :

    Grégory Privat

    Make-up Artist :

    Marie-Georges Clovis

    Assistant director :

    Mathilde Dusseau

    Screenwriter :

    Olivier Sagne

    Sound Recordist :

    Tanguy Lailler

    Production manager :

    Marianne Nicole

    Sound Editor :

    Benoît Déchaut

    Production Designer :

    Serge Fernandez

    Costume designer :

    Léna Magnien

    Sound Mixer :

    Thomas Van Pottelberge

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Minorities, Racial discrimination, Immigration

    Production language :

    French, Creole

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    28 min 50 seconds

    Visa number :


    Visa issue date :


    Production formats :

    HD 2K

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :