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  • Promesse du bagne (La)
Genre : Drama
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2020
Format : Feature
Running time : 60 (in minutes)

Adele and Detyr met in prison before falling in love with each other. Two years after their release, their atypical love story still questions and remains a source of conflict in their families. Determined to all concessions to confirm their relationship, the two lovers face the traditions of their village under the puzzled eyes of a nephew who has become a director.

Image : Laurent Chevallier
Son : Hubert Domkam
Montage : Song Wei-Yuan
Production : Les Films du Bilboquet, TV5 Monde, Via Vosges

A film by Joseph Dégramon Ndjom selected for the Lussas Documentary Film Festival 2021


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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