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Desrances

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1 hr 31 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
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Francis Desrances has remade a life for himself in the Côte d'Ivoire after his family was massacred in Haiti. But as civil war breaks out in Abidjan, his demons suddenly resurface when his wife and baby disappear. Fortunately he is not alone; he can count on his daughter Haïla.

Directed by: Apolline Traoré (Burkina Faso/France, 2018)
Cast: Jimmy Jean-Louis (Francis Desrances), Jemima Naomi Nemlin (Haïla), Delphine Ouattara (Mamouta), Evelyne Ily (Aïssey), Mike Danon (Bruno), Bienvenu Neba (Kouame)
Genre: comedy drama
Awards: many prizes at Fespaco 2019
Parental guidance: TV-PG