A Season in France

(Une Saison En France) Features
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun 2017 100 Minutes Ages 15+
A Season in France Mon 15 Oct
07:00pm 100mins Event Cinemas | Brisbane City Myer Centre
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Engaging and resourceful Abbas (Eriq Ebouaney) is father to two school-age children in Paris. The three have fled the Central African Republic’s civil war and hope to build a new life.

Abbas, previously a language teacher and now lugging vegetable boxes in an open-air market, is plagued by night-time intrusions of his past. He has found new love with his employer, the practical yet sensual Carole (Sandrine Bonnaire). A humanistic film, A Season in France offers a fresh perspective on the story of seeking asylum, as director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun creates an understated shift in the portrayal of the refugee experience on screen.

Screening as part of ‘Voices in African Cinema

Details

Year:2017
Classification:Ages 15+
Country:France
Language:French, with English subtitles
Director:Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Producer:Florence Stern
Cast:Eriq Ebouaney, Sandrine Bonnaire, Aalayna Lys, Ibrahim Burama Darboe
Script:Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Program strand:Features
Rights:Mk2 Films