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Un homme qui crie

Mahamat-Saleh HarounChad – 2010

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 contribute 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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Original Title Un homme qui crie
German Title Der weinende Mann
French Title Un homme qui crie - A Screaming Man
Other Titles L‘uomo que piange
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Country Chad
Available Formats 35mm, DVD, Blu-ray
Screenplay Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN
Film Editing Marie-Helene DOZO
Soundtrack Wasis DIOP
Cinematography Laurent BRUNET
Sound Dana FARZANEHPOUR
Runtime 92 Min.
Language Arabisch, Französisch/d/f

Actors

Youssouf DJAORO Adam
Diouc KOMA Abdel
Djeneba KONE Djeneba
Emil ABOSSOLO M'BO Chef de quartier
Heling LI Mme Wang
Hadje Fatime NGOUA Mariam
Marius YELOLO David

Awards

Prix du Jury - Jurypreis Cannes 2010

Credits

Original Title Un homme qui crie
German Title Der weinende Mann
French Title Un homme qui crie - A Screaming Man
Other Titles L‘uomo que piange
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Country Chad
Available Formats 35mm, DVD, Blu-ray
Screenplay Mahamat-Saleh HAROUN
Film Editing Marie-Helene DOZO
Soundtrack Wasis DIOP
Cinematography Laurent BRUNET
Sound Dana FARZANEHPOUR
Runtime 92 Min.
Language Arabisch, Französisch/d/f

Actors

Youssouf DJAORO Adam
Diouc KOMA Abdel
Djeneba KONE Djeneba
Emil ABOSSOLO M'BO Chef de quartier
Heling LI Mme Wang
Hadje Fatime NGOUA Mariam
Marius YELOLO David

Awards

Prix du Jury - Jurypreis Cannes 2010

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