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Zombi Child (VOSTA)
Location
Main screening room
Date
October 21st, 2021
Duration
103 min
Cycle
Contemporary cinema

The films gathered in this series were all directed and produced during the last ten years. They sometimes show the state of the world. These singular works also explore new poetic registers, methods of filming that surprise by their capacity to render the air we breathe, with a sense of metaphor, provocation or play.

Quinzaine des réalisateurs, 2019.

Zombi Child
Directed by
Bertrand Bonello
Language
English subtitles
Actors
Louise Labeque, Wislanda Louimat, Katiana Milfort, Mackenson Bijou
Origins
France
Year
2019
Duration
103 min
Genre
Drama
Format
Digital
Synopsis

Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

Zombi Child
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Bertrand Bonello

Bertrand Bonello is a French film director, screenwriter, producer and composer. His background is in classical music, and he lives between Paris and Montreal. His work has also been associated with the New French Extremity.

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Zombi Child : étrange et fascinant ★★★½

Cinquante-cinq ans après un phénomène étrange ayant marqué son histoire familiale, les confidences d’une adolescente haïtienne à ses nouvelles amies du prestigieux pensionnat de la Légion d’honneur à Paris ont des conséquences inattendues...

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