Freda

  • Freda
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2021
Format : Feature
Running time : 93 (in minutes)
http://www.nourfilms.com/cinema-independant/freda/

Freda lives with her mother, sister and brother in an underprivileged neighbourhood of Haïti. Traumatized in her childhood, she has taken care of her life by studying and wants a fate different from the women around her. But while traps are closing on her relatives, her past violently arises.

A feature film by Géssica GÉNÉUS



starring Néhémie Bastien, Djanaïna François, Fabiola Rémy

Haiti / France / Benin / Qatar, 2021, 1h33', feature film, drama

(First feature film directed by Gessica Généus)

Year of production : 2021
Type: feature film, drama
Countries: France, Haiti, Benin
Format: HD
Tags: First film, Social issues, Female director
Languages: FRENCH, CREOLE
Budget: 0.3 - 0.6 M$ (source : Cinando)
Duration: 93 mn
ISAN: 0000-0005-7F7B-0000-E-0000-0000-W

CAST
Néhémie BASTIEN - Freda
Djanaïna FRANÇOIS - Esther
Fabiola RÉMY - Jeannette
Gaëlle BIEN-AIMÉ - Géraldine
Cantave KERVEN (aka Kerven CANTAVE) - Moïse
Juancito JEAN (aka Jean JEAN) - Yeshua
Rolaphton MERCURE - D-Fi
Paula CLERMONT PÉAN - Marlène

Producer: Jean-Marie GIGON (SaNoSi)
Co-producers: Gessica GÉNÉUS (Ayizan Production), Faissol GNONLONFIN (Merveilles Productions)

Director: Gessica Généus
Screenwriter: Gessica Généus
Cinematographer: Karine Aulnette
Sound: Thomas Van Pottelberge
Editor: Rodolphe Molla
Mixing: Joël Rangon
Color grading: Amine Berrada et Laurent Navarri

Executive Production:
SaNoSi Productions
www.sanosi-productions.com/projet/freda

Production:
SaNoSi Productions (France) - www.sanosi-productions.com/projet/freda
Ayizan Production (Haiti)
Merveilles Productions (Benin)

with the support of
CNC - Cinéma du Monde - Institut Français
TV5MONDE
Région Ile-de-France
Ciclic - région Centre-Val de Loire
Fonds Hubert Bals
Fonds Jeune Création Francophone
Fonds Image de la Francophonie
Ambassade de Suisse en République d'Haïti
Fondation FOKAL
Doha Film Institute

Distribution (France): Nour Films
www.nourfilms.com/cinema-independant/freda/

French release: 13 Oct 2021

2021 | FESPACO 2021

2021 | Festival du film francophone de Namur (Belgium)
* Discovery Award (Prix découverte)
* Audience Award

2021 | Festival du film francophone d'Angoulême (France)
* Official selection

2021 | Festival de Cannes
* World Premiere
* Official selection - Un Certain Regard
* Nominee: Caméra d'Or (Best First Film Award)
* Won: Special Mention Discovery (François Chalais Prize)
www.festival-cannes.com/en/films/freda

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