• Goyave
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2019
Format : Short
Running time : 27 (in minutes)

Musical short film telling the story of Grégory Beauville, a guava Béké, seeking its place in Martinique in the context of the 2009 general strike.

GOYAVE takes place in Martinique back in 2009. Grégory Beauville is a 40 year-old "béké" (descendants of slaveholders) facing a mid-life crisis while discovering a secret relationship between his father and a young Metis woman. In the meantime a general strike paralyses the island which leads to unexpected situations

Gregory is a 40-year-old béké, a European white descendant of colonists, lives with his dad Bernard, who is sick. As a béké among black people, Grégory tries to find his place in society in the island of Martinique (French Caribbean), when suddenly a general strike starts in February 2009.

A film by Nènèb Bépé & Christophe Agelan

Martinique / France, 2019, Short narrative, 27 mins, Musical / Drama, DCP, 2.35 : 1, color

With Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Mehdi Giguet, Bernard Domergue, Olivier Jean.

Year of production: 2018
Durée/Runtime: 27 min
Format: DCP, mp4 | 16/9
Color: Color (HD) | Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
Category: Musical, Drama.
Themes: Music, Politics, Identity, World Cinema.

Produced by Christophe Agelan

Directed by Nènèb Bépé (NènèB) & Christophe Agelan

Scénario/Script: NènèB, Philippe Nijean

Cinematography by Gaëtan Borne (director of photography)

Son/Sound: Gianny Aldo

Montage/Editing: Guillaume Sache

Musique/Music: Gianny Aldo

Décor/Set design: Krystel Markos

Costume Design by Krystel Markos

Key makeup artist: Benedicte Guillaume

Assistant makeup artists: Oxana Hartock & Rose-Aimée Hartock & Mégane Louiset

Unit manager: Jean-Claude Banys

Assistant unit manager: Raynold Vincent

Property master: Vanessa Privat

Sound mixer: Gianny Aldo

First assistant camera: Rémi Delvern

Second assistant camera: Caroll-Ann Celestin (as Carollann Celestin)

Lighting technician: Charly Montagnac

Still photographer: Vincent Talbot

Wardrobe: Vanessa Privat

Music supervisor: Gianny Aldo

Playback singer: Kassidy Dicanot

Script supervisor: Joelle Gottin

Publicist: Sonia Jean-Baptiste

Production coordinator: Laura Larifla

Ingrid Jean-Baptiste... Carmen
Mehdi Giguet... Gregory
Bernard Domergue... Bernard
Olivier Jean... Alain
Zeline Setham... Yvette

Production Company:
Alchimist Pwod

Alchimist Pwod

+596 696 92 94 90

2019 | 7th annual Capital City Black Film Festival (Austin, Texas, USA)

2019 | Cannes Panafrican Film Festival, France
* Official Competition / Short narratives

2019 | Fespaco, Ouaga
* Official Competition / Short narratives

2019 | 28th Arizona International Film Festival (USA)
* Nominee (Best Global Short)

2019 | Sonoma International Film Festival
* Nominee: Best Short Film

2018 | Chelsea Film Festival
* Winner: Best Cinematography (for Gaëtan Borne)


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