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Le Temps

Synopsis

Mistaken for a dangerous terrorist, Saadi – a regular guy who happens to be an illegal immigrant – sets out on the most dangerous day of his life.

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Awards

  • Won Best Foreign Feature 2011 (Mexico International Film Festival)

Festivals

  • 7e Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève 2012
  • 34a Mostra Internacional de Cinema Sao Paulo Competition 2010
  • 34th Cairo International Film Festival 2010
  • 25e Festival International du Cinéma Francophone en Acadie 2011

Director

Filmography

Cast

Tarik Bakhari, Élodie Yung, Gilles Tschudi, Zinedine Soualem, Jean-Luc Bideau, Julieta Serrano, Antoine Basler, Émile Proulx-Cloutier, Yoshi Oïda, Hicham Nazzal

Crew

Screenplay: Laurent Nègre
Based on: Mohcine Besri & Laurent Nègre
Cinematography: Yves Bélanger
Editing: Julien Sulser, Xavier Ruiz, Jean-Paul Cardinaux
Art direction: Sébastian Birchler
Sound design: Jürg Lempen, Martin M. Messier, Guillaume Boursier
Music: Ramachandra Borcar
Producer: Dan Wechsler
Co-production: Bord Cadre films (CH), Lyla Films (CAN), Ex Nihilo (F)

Technical Data

Format: 35 mm / HD / Dolby SRD
Runtime: 88’
Released: 2011
Language: French
Subtitles: English, German
Dubbing: German

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