A SCREAMING MAN

UN HOMME QUI CRIE

By Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN

BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - as DISTR Theatrical, NORWAY / FEST

Drama - Completed 2010


    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BELGIUM
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN
    • Writer(s)
    • Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN
    • Producer(s)
    • Florence STERN (PILI FILMS), Diana ELBAUM (ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP), Sébastien DELLOYE (ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP)
    • Synopsis
    • Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N’Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he feels socially humiliated.
      The country is in the throes of a civil war. Rebel forces are attacking the government. The authorities demand that the population contributes to the "war effort", giving money or volunteers old enough to fight off the assailants. The District Chief constantly harasses Adam for his contribution. But Adam is penniless; he only has his son....
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