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Black Kiss

Black Kiss

Bruno, a young fisherman struggles against the deadly pesticide chlordecone and the invasion of sargasso. He is determined to live his passion and make it as a fisherman in Guadeloupe in spite of his wife’s doubts and the bleak perspective of reconversion offered by the government.

Title:

Black Kiss

Director(s):

Mariette Monpierre

Year of Release:

2015

Region:

Guadeloupe

Language:

French with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Documentary Short

Runtime:

35 minutes

Rating:

PG

Showtimes:

Thur 22 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne Tobago

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Mariette Monpierre

Mariette Monpierre

Mariette Monpierre has a Master’s degree from the Sorbonne University & Smith College.Her portfolio includes commercials, music videos, documentaries & fiction narrative. Her first feature length Elza (Le Bonheur d’Elza) won several awards including the 2012 BAFTA Choice Award and The Jury Award for Best Director First Feature at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles; and  the Paul Robeson Award at FESPACO’13.

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