Gabriele KRANZELBINDER (KGP), Alexander DUMREICHER-IVANCEANU (Amour Fou), Michel LORO (Cinefacto), Gorune APRIKIAN (Cinefacto), François SAUVAGNARGUES (ARTE France), Bertand GORE (Sunday Morning)
EZRA is a factional tale inspired by the Sierra Leonean conflict. It is centred on one event: a drug fuelled atrocious attack on a village by rebel soldiers. The jigsaw puzzle of what occurred that night is reconstructed through the testimonies of three witnesses: Ezra, an ex-combatant, his sister Onitcha, a mute, and Cynthia, Ezra's fellow ex-soldier. What is supposed to be reconciliation soon becomes a trial, as Onitcha chooses this as the arena to reveal a secret she has kept from her brother.