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Small Country: An African Childhood

Original title: Petit pays
German title: Small Country
France, Belgium, 2020

Director: Barbier, Eric
Production company: Jerico Films, Super 8 Productions
Co-producers: Scope Pictures, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma
Age recommendation: 15 years and up
Length: 113 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his “small country”. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993 tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill over, threatening his family and his innocence.

BUFF Malmö CFF 2021, Giffoni CFF 2021

Study guide: Swedish

World sales address/es:
Pathé France

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Pathé France
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