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....
|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|
|Available Formats||35mm, DVD, Blu-ray|
|Film Editing||Marie-Helene DOZO|
Prix du Jury - Jurypreis Cannes 2010
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