Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
LONG Métrage | 2006
11th Hour (The)
Pays concerné : Éthiopie
Durée : 90 minutes
Genre : drame
Type : fiction

Français

Un père déterminé part pour une quête afin de sauver sa fille de huit ans gravement malade du cœur : Ce film émouvant et dramatique est un reflet exact des difficultés et des sacrifices extrêmes qui doivent être affrontés pour sauver un jeune enfant sans défense. Malgré le long et périlleux voyage accompli par le père de la fillette, la force de la volonté suffira-t-elle à mettre une vie hors de danger ?

English

A determined father is on a quest to save his eight year old daughter who’s suffering from a serious heart condition. This moving and dramatic film is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child. Though a long and perilous journey for the girl’s father, is willpower enough to secure a life at stake ?

Zelalem W/Mariam, Ethiopia, 2006; 90m.

The film has been shown in cinemas around Ethiopia and other parts of the world. It has also participated in numerous film festivals such as:
> The Cannes International Film Festival in France
> The New York African Film Festival in the US
> The Amakula International Film Festival in Uganda
> The Zanzibar International Film Festival in Tanzania
> Cinema Africa Film Festival in Amsterdam
> Africa in the Picture film festival in Sweden


Director’s Comment
« The film can be categorised as a socially-responsible film opening the eyes of all those who are expected to make a difference by enabling the children get adequate treatment.

It is a moving and dramatic film that is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child!… »

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