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MIrelande

MIrelande

Mirelande is a conscientious and straightforward teenager who hasn’t had anything upsetting happen in her life. She lives with her grand-mother, her sister and her little brother in a very poor part of French Guiana. One day, an unfortunate event takes place and she is awakened to a sense of injustice which pushes her to rebel, upsetting her relationship with authority.

Awards: Best Actress and Audience prize, Prix de Court, Cayenne, 2018

Title:

MIrelande

Director(s):

Philippe Passon

Year of Release:

2018

Region:

French Guiana

Language:

French, Creole with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative

Runtime:

23 minutes

Rating:

No Rating

Showtimes:

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 2.00pm, UWI, Film Programme

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 2.00pm, APA, Room 01

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 4.00pm, SAPA

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Philippe Passon

Philippe Passon

Philippe Passon started off with photography. Thanks to his contacts with comedians, script writing slowly emerged. Along with that, friends repeatedly asked him to perform in their films. He had the opportunity to play with professional actors in “Theatre de la Main d’or” in Paris. He acted in theatre and advertising with directors who brought to light other facets of his personality. He played other roles in TV movies and feature films and shot two films. He was offered an important role in a franco-georgian feature film “13 Tzameti”. Then he decided to come and live in French Guiana. Since moving, he has acted less but written and made more short films, like “Mirelande”. He is writing other projects, often related to teenagers’ issues.

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