RACHEL

By Simone BITTON

CINE-SUD PROMOTION - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2008

An enquiry into the life and death of Rachel Corrie, a young American peace activist, crushed by an Israeli tank in the Gaza Strip in March 2003. A cinematographic meditation on youth, idealism and political utopia.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, BELGIUM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Simone BITTON
    • Writer(s)
    • Simone BITTON
    • Producer(s)
    • Thierry LENOUVEL (CINE-SUD PROMOTION), Olivier DUBOIS (NOVAK PROD)
    • Synopsis
    • The film is an enquiry into the life and death of Rachel Corrie, a young American peace activist, crushed by an Israeli tank in the Gaza Strip in March 2003, while she was trying to prevent a Palestinian house from being destroyed. It is also a cinematographic meditation on youth, idealism and political utopia.
    • Partners & financing
    • Arte France Cinema, CNC, Region Ile-de-France, RTBF...
    • Production schedule
    • First print : November 2008 - World premiere : Berlin 2009
    • Beginning of shooting
    • May 01, 2007
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