Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
LONG Métrage | 2007
Munyurangabo
Lee Isaac Chung
Date de sortie en France : 07/10/2009
Pays concerné : Rwanda
Réalisateur(s) : Lee Isaac Chung
Avec : Lee Isaac Chung, Lee Isaac Chung, Kivu Ruhorahoza, Samuel Anderson, Samuel Anderson
Durée : 93
Genre : drame
Type : fiction
Site web : munyurangabo.blogspot.com

Français

Afin de renouer avec leurs racines et leur passé, Munyurangabo et Sangwa quittent la ville de Kigali. L’un veut à tout prix venger la mort de ses parents tués lors du génocide et le deuxième veut revoir la maison qu’il a quittée il y a plusieurs années. Après quelques jours, les parents de Sangwa voient d’un mauvais oeil la présence de Munyurangabo. Parce qu’ils ne sont pas de la même ethnie, leur amitié va être mise à rude épreuve.

Sélectionné au Festival de Cannes 2007, dans la section « Un certain regard ».

English

After stealing a machete from a market in Kigali, Munyurangabo and his friend, Sangwa, leave the city on a journey tied to their pasts. Munyurangabo wants justice for his parents who were killed in the genocide, and Sangwa wants to visit the home he deserted years ago. Though they plan to visit Sangwa’s home for just a few hours, the boys stay for several days. From two separate ethnic groups, their friendship is tested when Sangwa’s wary parents disapprove of Munyurangabo, warning that « Hutus and Tutsis are supposed to be enemies. »


Rwanda, a couple of years after the genocide. Two adolescents, Ngabo and Sangwa, are trying to make a living on a market in
Kigali. Ngabo steals a machete. They leave the capital and start a long journey. Ngabo is obsessed with the death of his father, who
was killed in the genocide. He is seeking revenge. For Sangwa, on the other hand, the journey offers an occasion to visit his parents in
the village he left out of the blue three years earlier. Whereas Ngabo wants to continue the trip, it’s not evident for Sangwa to leave his
parents again at such short notice.

Director : Lee Isaac Chung – Producer : Lee Isaac Chung – Editor : Lee Isaac Chung – Cinematographer : Lee Isaac Chung – Executives Producers : Hand Gil Chung, Robert Liang – Co-Producers : Samuel Anderson, Jenny Lund – Associate Producers : Fidele Kanamugire, Daddy Youssouf Ruhorahoza – Writers : Samuel Anderson, Lee Isaac Chung – Script Advisor : Noel Munyurangabo – Sound Engineer : Jenny Lund – Original Poetry : Edouard B Uwayo – Original Solo Music : Claire Wibabar – Piannist : Yu Franz Mo Cheung – Art Director : Jean Kwezi – Translator : Emmanuel Ahishakiye

> Munyurangabo : Jeff Rutagengwa
– Sangwa : Eric Ndorunkundiye
– Sangwa’s mother : Narcicia Nyirabucyeye
– Sangwa’s father : Jean Marie Nkurykiyinka
– Gwiza : Jean Pierre Harerimana Mulomda
– Poet : Edouard B Uwayo
– Ngabo’s father : Etienne Rugazora
– Father’s killers : Pierre Claver Kayitsinga

D: Lee Isaac Chung
USA, Rwanda 2007
Kinyarwanda
C: Josef Rutagengwa, Eric Dorunkundiye, Jean Marie Nkurikiyinka
suitable for age 14 & above
Generation 14plus