24.9. - 3.10.2020

The Children of Troumaron Mauritius 2013 | 93 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Harrikrisna Anenden

Harrikrisna Anenden (*1947) has made numerous documentaries and shorts for the World Health Organisation since the 1980s. Sharvan Anenden (*1984) studied visual communication in London and has made several animated shorts and commercials.

rated for 0 + years
In Troumaron, a run-down suburb of Port-Louis, the capital of Mauritius, life stands still. Ever since the local textile factory was shut down, there has been no work here. The four teenagers Sadiq, Eve, Clelio and Savita do what they can to survive. Sadiq, the budding poet, writes love poems about Eve. Even as a child, Eve sold her body for school materials. Clelio is a ticking time bomb, deeply frustrated and full of aggression, while Savita still dares to dream of a better future. When she and Eve start making plans to leave Troumaron, a glimmer of hope appears. But it all goes terribly wrong, releasing a spiral of violence.

Screening on 03.10. in attendance of:
Harrikrisna Anenden (Director)
Orig. Title: Les Enfants de Troumaron
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Director: Harrikrisna Anenden, Sharvan Anenden
Screenplay: Ananda Devi
Cast: Kitty Philips, Roshan Hassamal, Vinaya Sungkur, Kristeven Mootien, Thierry Françoise
Producer: Harrikrisna Anenden
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Rémi Boubal
Director of Photography: Piotr Jaxa
Production Design: Sharvan Anenden
Editor: Catherine Le Mignant Labye
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Cine Qua Non Ltd.
Production: Cine Qua Non Ltd.


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