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White Material / White Material

Claire  Denis Director: Claire Denis
Cast list: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Daniel Tchangang, Ali Barkai, Michel Subor, Adèle Ado
Screenplay: Claire Denis, Marie N'Diaye
Director of Photography: Yves Cape
Editor: Guy Lecorne
Music: Stuart S. Staples
Producer: Pascal Caucheteux
Distribution: Artcam
Rights: Artcam
Country: France
Year: 2009
Running time: 102
Presentation format: 35 mm
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech
Web: http://www.wildbunch.biz/films/white_material
Movie synopsis: In a nameless African country of today, Maria (Isabelle Huppert) is in charge of a coffee plantation where she lives with her family. A war erupts in the country, the rebels fight with the use of child soldiers and the French army is withdrawing. They request that Maria's family heads for safety as well. She refuses and the family conflicts escalate when the war reaches their doorstep. Claire Denis, a famous director who has been focusing on African colonialism and social criticism during her whole long career, narrates Maria's story with a documentary-like intensity and urgency. One of the most critically acclaimed films of 2009.
Awards and Nominations: Venice IFF (2009) – In Competition
 

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with support of
l’Institut français de Prague
l’Institut français de Prague
Screenings
25.03.2014 / 16:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 1, Instinkt     buy ticket - ° English unfriendly
28.03.2014 / 19:15 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 2, Lidové noviny     buy ticket - ° English unfriendly
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