Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV Histoire/société
COURT Métrage | 2004
Africains Poids Moyens
Pays concerné : Belgique
Durée : 16 minutes
Genre : historique
Type : fiction

Français

Juin 1960, alors que le Congo accède à son indépendance, un jeune boxeur congolais, Samwa et son grand frère, Nourou, arrivent à Bruxelles pour disputer la finale du championnat Afro-Européen de boxe pour poids moyen. Samwa s’entraîne durement, malgré les conditions précaires, sous le regard autoritaire de son frère ; jusqu’au jour où les promoteurs belges du combat ordonnent à Samwa de perdre le combat.

Réalisateur : Daniel Cattier

English

African Middle Weights
June 1960. The Belgian Congo is on the eve of independence. A young Congolese boxer, Samwa, and his older brother, Nourou, arrive in Brussels for the final of the Afro-European Middleweight Championship to fight against the Belgian title holder.

2004, Belgium, 18′, Short Fiction

Cast
Tshilombo Imhotep
Lansana Bea Diallo
Virginie Efira
Suzy Falk

Directed by Daniel Cattier
Written by Daniel Cattier

Produced by Aurelien Bodinaux
Executive Producer: Jean-Christophe Zelis
Director of Photography: Diego Romero Suarez
Sound Engineer: Vincent Nouaille
Editing: Nicolas Dedecker
Production designer: Sophie Monroy
Costumer: Mina Maati
Make-up artist: Patricia Grant
Sound Mix: David Mingeot
Script: Charlotte Joulia
Assistant Director: Raphael Dethier
Camera: Benjamin Hautenauve
1st Assistant Camera: David Van Berg
2nd Assistant Camera: Laura Pieters
Gaffer: Jeremy Thondeur
Electric: Roberto Gomez, Sebastien Richard
Grip: Dominique Degand, Franck Vanderhaeghen, Koenraad Firlefijn
Set designers: Olivier Desmet, Virginie Monu, David Clement, Isabelle Leloup
Location Manager: Jean-Baptiste Van Zeebroeck, Valerie Youriell
Catering: Karima Reghiff
Still Photographer: Fabienne Louis
Making off: Vincent Mouret
Graphic designer: Sisca Locca


Original Title : Africains poids moyens
International Title : African Middle Weights
Genre : Short Fiction
Length : 18 minutes
Shot on : Super 16mm
Status : Completed
Released on : January 1st 2004

Production : Néon Rouge Production

In collaboration with
BeTv
Club RTL
Ministère de la Communauté Française de Belgique
New York travelling series
SBS-TV

Distributed by
Neon Rouge Production

Festivals
Afrique Taille XL – None (Brussels 2006)
FIFF – None (Namur 2005)
New York African FIlm Festival – None (New York 2006)
Vues d’Afique – None (Montreal 2006)
Festival du Film Africain – None (Milan 2006)
FESPACO – None (Ouagadougou 2005)
Sitenghi – Best Short Film (Cape Town 2006)
Festival International du Film d’Amiens – Mention spéciale (Amiens 2006)
Festival International du Film de Locarno – None (Locarno 2006)
Leuven Afrika Film Festival – None (Leuven 2005)
Tiburon – None (USA 2006)
Sidney – None (Australia 2006)

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Junho de 1960. Enquanto o Congo acede à sua independência, um jovem pugilista congolês, Samwa e o seu irmão mais velho, Nourou, chegam a Bruxelas para disputar um campeonato de boxe. Samwa bate-se fortemente, apesar das condições precárias, sob o olhar autoritário do seu irmão; até ao dia em que os promotores belgas do combate ordenam a Samwa que perca o combate.

Curta / Ficção / Histórico, 16 min.
Argumento: Daniel Cattier
Imagem: Diego Romero
Montagem: Nicolas Derdecker
Som: Vicent Nouaille
Interpretação: Bea Diallo, Tshilombo Imhotep, Virginie Efira

Produção: Néon Rouge
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