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Murder in Pacot

Murder in Pacot

After the 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, a bourgeois couple struggles to rebuild a life amid the rubble of their luxurious home. Needing money, they decide to rent the habitable part of their villa to Alex, a French aid worker. He brings with him Andrémise, a poor but ambitious Haitian girl. The couple, strained by the loss of their social position, their ideals and their dreams, must face up to this unwelcome intrusion.


Murder in Pacot


Raoul Peck

Year of Release:



Haiti, France, Norway


French and Haitian Creole, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature


130 minutes




Wed 23 Sept, 9.00pm, MovieTowne POS
Tue 29 Sept, 9.00pm, MovieTowne POS

Caribbean Premiere

About the Director(s):

Raoul Peck

Raoul Peck

Haiti-born Raoul Peck grew up in Congo, France, Germany and the United States. He received a degree in Engineering Economics before attending the Academy of Film and Television in Berlin. Since then he has made several acclaimed narrative features, including The Man by the Shore (1993, ttff/15), Lumumba (2000), and Moloch Tropical (ttff/10). His documentaries include Fatal Assistance (ttff/13). Murder in Pacot (ttff/15) is his most recent film. Peck is a former Minister of Culture of Haiti

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