1st feature film
France / Haïti
2007 – 107min – Drama
Original Title: Mange, ceci est mon corps
Starring : Sylvie Testud, Catherine Samie, Hans Dacosta Saint Val
Synopsis : Haiti, a solitary black island abandoned to its poverty and misery. A white woman, Madame, lives in a colonial fantasy in which she helps to teach, inspire and feed the retched masses of the world.
This film is a hypnotic and visceral experience that will take us to the heart of First Black Republic’s spiritual and material suffering.
Producers : Tom Dercourt – Cinema Defacto (France)
Co-producers : Les Films à un dollar (France)
Union Films (Haïti)
International Sales: Memento Films International
Distribution: Shellac (France)
Theatrical Release France: October 22nd, 2008
With participation from: CNC, Centre Images, Fonds Francophone de Production Audiovisuelle du Sud, Fondation Groupama-Gan, Fonds Images de la Diversité