Archive Cinema City 2012.

Donoma

Genre: Drama
Country: France
Year: 2010
Duration: 135 min.

Director: Djinn Carrénard
Scenario: Djinn Carrénard

Cast: Emilia Dérou-Bernal, Sékouba Doucouré, Salomé Blechmans, Matthieu Longuatte, Laetitia Lopez

Programme selection: Special Screenings

fr, en, sr


Synopsis:

A Spanish teacher is getting into an ambiguous relationship with one of students. A young woman disappointed by life and love takes the decision to live it all with the first person she bumps into, observing one rule: no talking. An atheist young woman asking herself questions about faith and religion encounters a marginal but highly believing young man.

Awards:

Dieppe Film Festival 2011 - Jury, Award and Best Actress Award (Emilia Dérou-Bernal), Prix Louis-Delluc 2011 - Best First Film, In Competition : New Directors, New Films (NY - MoMA)

Director:

Djinn Carrénard was born in Haiti, which he left at the age of 11 to spend two years in Togo followed by four years in French Guyana before settling in Paris in 1998. Djinn Carrénard helmed the film DONOMA as director, screenwriter, DoP, sound engineer, editor and producer.