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A Season in France

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The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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2017/ France97 min/ Drama
SYNOPSIS
Abbas, a high school teacher in the Central African Republic, has fled his war-torn country with his two children. They now live in France, where Abbas works at a food market, while applying for political asylum. A French woman, Carole, falls in love with him and offers a roof for him and his family. When Abbas’ application is rejected, they face a crucial decision.
CAST
Eriq Ebouaney
Sandrine Bonnaire
Aalayna Lys
CREW
Screenwriter: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
DOP: Mathieu Giombini
Editor: Jean-François Elie
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Production Company(ies)
Pili Films
Arte France Cinéma
Arte France
Canal+
Ciné+
TV5 Monde
Région Ile-de-France
Producer(s)
Florence Stern
film festivals
film festivals Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Afrika Filmfestival in Louvain, Belgium
film awards
film awards Signis Award at the Washington DC Filmfest
Quotes
“Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun portrays the pride and pain of the refugee experience with compassion and a sharp edge”
The Guardian- Peter Bradshaw