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EAT, FOR THIS IS MY BODY

A film by : Michelange Quay
Written by : Michelange Quay

1st feature film
France / Haïti
2007 – 107min – Drama
French speaking
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

Festivals :

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Toronto Film Festival 2007
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Sundance Film Festival 2008
Print
Rotterdam International Film Festival 2008
BAFICI
Festival du Film de Hong-Kong

Trailer :

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