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Tropic Of Violence

Film Notes

Original Title: Tropique De La Violence

Country, year: Francia, 2021
Language: francese
Duration: 92′
Color: colore
Out of competition: no

Director: Manuel Schapira

Cast: Gilles Alane Ngalamou Hippocrate, Fazal Bacar-Moilim, Dali Benssalah, Céline Sallette, Madi Onrwa, Elanique Ali, «Chakri» Moussa Chamoueni, Eldine Abdallah, «Ouirlax» Nawirou Djanfar, Issouf Houmadi, «Kallach» Ambdoilloih, «Magui» Madjidi Kazouini, Rafael Daoud, Iba Gueye

Screenplay: Manuel Schapira, Delphine de Vigan

Photography: Benoit Soler

Film editing: Lilian Corbeille

Music: Olivier Marguerit

Production: Windy Production

Subtitles:

Premiere: ITALIANA

Screening info

  Location: Cinema Centrale | Date: 24/09/2022 Time 17.00

Lungometraggio | –

Synopsis

Moses was just an infant when he arrived illegally at Mayotte, a French overseas island. Raised by a French nurse, he is now a 13-year-old boy feared by some locals because he has different colored eyes, what they call the “eyes of the devil”. Upon his mother’s sudden death and fearing deportation, he joins the slums where dozens of kids live on their own, completely abandoned from society. Following Bruce, the tyrannical leader of the gang, Moses must adopt their codes in order to survive.

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