24.9. - 3.10.2020

Diego Star Canada, Belgium 2013 | 87 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

rated for 0 + years
This impressive drama is about a man fighting for justice. Traoré (Isaka Sawadogo, seen in The Invader, Filmfest Hamburg 2011) works as an engineer on the freighter Diego Star, where mobbing and mismanagement rule. When the ship is stranded with engine failure in wintry Northern Canada and has to be towed into the little port of Levis, Traoré is given the blame. He defends himself, but stands alone. The only person he can trust is Fanny, a single mother. When the authorities get involved, Traoré decides to publicize conditions aboard the Diego Star.

Screening on 03.10. in attendance of:
Frédérick Pelletier (Director), Sylvain Corbeil (Producer)
Orig. Title: Diego Star
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Director: Frédérick Pelletier
Screenplay: Frédérick Pelletier
Cast: Issaka Sawadogo, Chloé Bourgeois, Yassine Fadel, Nico Lagarde, Sergiy Marchenko, Abdelghafour Elaaziz, Jean-François Boudreau, Gregory Hlady
Producer: Pascal Bascaron,Sylvain Corbeil,Nancy Grant,Marion Hansël
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Martin M. Tétreault
Director of Photography: Philippe Roy
Production Design: Marjorie Rhéaume
Editor: Marie-Hélène Dozo
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: FiGa Films
Production: Man's Films, Metafilms
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