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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

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Esperança

Ajyal Competition

Cécile Rousset, Jeanne Paturle, Benjamin Serero / Short Documentary / France / 2019 / 5 min / DCP
In French
Interests: Animation
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.

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Synopsis

After her father launches an investigation into a corrupt politician in Angola, he is taken away in the middle of the night—leaving fifteen-year-old Esperança and her mother fearing for their lives. Fleeing to the relative safety of France, the pair begin to make the best of their new home in this heartfelt animated documentary told from young Esperança's perspective.

About the Directors

‘Esperança’ was an illustrated animation project from a group of talented French animators, namely Cécile Rousset, Jeanne Paturle, and Benjamin Serero.

Credits

Director
Cécile Rousset, Jeanne Paturle, Benjamin Serero
Screenwriter
Benjamin Serero, Cécile Rousset
Producer
Benjamin Serero
Editor
Erika Haglund
Music
Thomas Dappelo
Production Company
Beppie Films
Mixing
Jérémie Halbert
Distributor
Miyu Distribution

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