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Year of Production 2020

Small Country: An African Childhood

English title: 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

Synopsis:
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.

Festivals:
BUFF Malmö CFF 2021, Giffoni CFF 2021

World sales address/es:
Pathé France

Sold to:
Pathé France
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