by Claire Denis1h451988France

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Cameroon on the brink of independence. The Dalens’ live in a small town, run by the French Administration. Marc, the father, is hardly ever home. Aimée, the mother spends most of her days in her yard, gardening. France is their daughter, and she just keeps to what is going on, together with Protée, the black boy running the house, and her best friend.Their peaceful lives are disrupted when an airplane makes a forced landing on their property.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Caroline Productions, Cerito Films, Cinémanuel
    • Editing : Claudine Merlin, Monica Coleman, Sylvie Quester
    • Costume Design : Christian Gasc
    • Director : Claire Denis
    • Scenario : Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau
    • Photo Director : Robert Alazraki
    • Original Music : Abdullah Ibrahim
    • Producer : Alain Belmondo, Gérard Crosnier, Jean-Paul Belmondo
    • Set Decoration : Thierry Flamand
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1988
    • French release date : 14 août 1988
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : French

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