1802: Freedom Now

Genre : Historical
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv, History/society
Year of production : 2004
Format : Feature

After its abolition in 1794 during the French Revolution, Napoléon sends a young, ruthless general to reinstate slavery on the island of Guadeloupe. This is the story of the valiant fight fought by Guadeloupe's Black inhabitants to maintain their freedom.

Starring Michel Auguste, Eugénie L-J, Philippe Le Mercier, Luc Saint-Eloy, Jean-Michel Martial, Patrick Mille

Director: Christian Lara
Producer: Albert Pigot
Country: Guadeloupe
Duration: 90mins
Year: 2004

Directed by Christian Lara
Screenplay by Christian Lara
Editing by Catherine Trouillet


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