Paris by the sea

  • Paris sur mer
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2007
Format : Short
Running time : 17 (in minutes)

Wilson, a young immigrant from Benin, dictates a letter to his parents. He tells them about his successful life in Paris, his exciting journey through Africa and lucky passage to Europe. And finally that Paris is situated by the sea. It is too good to be true.

Morocco/2007French dialogue with English subtitles/Colour/35mm/14 mins

"Munir Abbar smoothly sails with us through this short film on the duality of dreams and misery lived by expatriates."

Director: Munir Abbar

Scriptwriter: Sebastien Orlac
Cinematographer: Albrecht Silberberger
Editor: Silke Botsch

Main Cast: Nelson Imcapte, Gomes Ferreira, Alexandra Fierro

Format : Colour/35mm
Running Time : 14 mins
Country : Morocco


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