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Sugarcane Shadows

Sugarcane Shadows

Bissoon and Marco have spent their lives working in the sugarcane industry, which is shutting down. There are plans to replace the crop with a luxury housing development, complete with a golf course. As their world falls apart, the men struggle to find a place in the new order. For Bissoon, the end of sugar brings emptiness and despair. Meanwhile, Marco becomes intrigued by Devi, the wife of the estate overseer who is supervising the closing of the sugar factory.

Sugarcane Shadows (2014)

Region:

Mauritius, France

Language:

Mauritian Creole, with English subtitles

Rating:

PG

Director(s):

David Constantin


David Constantin

David Constantin

David Constantin was born in Mauritius in 1974, and studied at the Higher School of Audiovisuals in Toulouse, France. He is the founder of the International Short Film Festival of Mauritius, a festival of short films of the Indian Ocean islands. He has directed several short fiction and documentary films, as well as a couple of documentary features. Sugarcane Shadows is his first fiction feature.

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