Des hommes [dir. Belvaux]

  • Des hommes [dir. Belvaux]
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2020
Format : Feature
Running time : 10 (in minutes)

The story of veterans of the Algerian war whose past comes back to haunt them forty years later. Set in a small village where everyone knows each other, the film captures the leaden blanket of silence that fell on France after the "war that shall not be named", in a flashback narration.

A film by Lucas BELVAUX

France / Belgium, 2020, Feature narrative, 1hr40

starring Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Frot and Jean-Pierre Darroussin.

11th feature film

Original Title: DES HOMMES
English Title: Home Front
Tags: War, Colonialism

Director: Lucas BELVAUX
Writer: Lucas Belvaux
adapted from the eponymous novel DES HOMMES by Laurent Mauvignier.

Production : SYNECDOCHE (France/Belgium) -
International Sales : THE PARTY FILM SALES -
French Distribution : AD VITAM

2020 | 73rd Cannes festival, France
* Official Selection - THE FAITHFUL


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  • 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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