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The Man by the Shore

Haiti, the 1960s. The corrupt François ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier has risen to power, and his private army, the Tonton Macoutes, enforce his bidding with an iron fist. The father of eight-year-old Sarah, a discredited army officer, is forced, with his wife, to flee their town by Janvier, a vicious Tonton Macoute. Sarah and her two sisters are left behind in the care of their grandmother, who risks her life to secure them from Janvier, who is bent on revenge.

The Man by the Shore (1983)

Region:

Haiti, Canada, France

Language:

French, Haitian Creole, with English subtitles

Rating:

PG

Director(s):

Raoul Peck


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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