Un homme qui CRIE

Un homme qui CRIE

           Un homme qui CRIE
               Genre: Drama
               Africa, civil war, father-son relationship, Cannes 2010, Chad
  A new feature on the Croisette as the first film from Chad, which has been selected for competition at Cannes, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s marked in places very simple knitted father-son drama Un homme Quie CRIE / A Screaming Man The film tells of a former swimming champion Adam (Youssouf Djaoro), who earned his living for many years as a swimming champion in a hotel complex in the war-torn capital, N’Djamena. When the Chinese take over the operation, he is degraded to a gatekeeper. This makes it all the more so because his son, Abdel, who previously stood in the professional side, is now solely responsible for the pool. When the son is conscripted by the army for the fight against rebels and seize his father can not redeem him from the dangerous operation, it soon remorse – especially now appears the pregnant girlfriend of the son of Adam and asks for his help. But when he decides to help the son, it’s too late. With still images, sparingly used dialogues and much sadness Mahamet-Saleh Haroun told by the war in his homeland and of what cause this and the impact of globalization with the people. Sometimes dramatically quite simple knit, impressed with this film, especially the main character Youssouf Djaoro. Whether the film in the concert of the great names prospects for winning the Golden Palm, it has to be doubted but then as well. With emphasis on festivals Africa and around the local cinemas, this film could indeed be shown in Germany. (Joachim Kurz)
  Title: Un homme qui CRIE Original Title: A screaming Man (# production of Country): France, Belgium Production year: 2010 Length 92 (Min.)

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