Burnt Veil (The)

  • Voile brûlé (Le)
© Néon productions
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Voile (Le) [working title]
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2012
Format : Feature
Running time : 85 (in minutes)

Two orphans, a young man an his sister, live together in a housing in the suburb. Each of their hand, they trace their path. The brother spends most of his time to serve his neighbors, while the sister had a passion for theater. One lives compartmentalized between the walls of public housing, another escape from it by playing fantasy characters. Until one day the brother refuses to let her sister continues her acting classes. They then locked themselves in a painful struggle fraternal, which neither can escape unscathed.

A film by Viviane Candas

France, 2012, Fiction, 1h25'

Written and directed by Viviane Candas
based on Le Voile Brûlé by Viviane Candas

with Sonia Amori, Stéphane Nahal

Production : Néon productions (France)
In coproduction with 13 Productions

Shooting from Febuary 7th to March 4th, 2011 (included)


  • 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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