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by Abdelkrim Bahloul


Jean Sénac, a poet and radio speaker, is a "Pied noir" who has chosen to stay in Algeria after the independence in 1962. Ten years later he is under surveillance by the state police, as his poetry attracts large sectors of the public and has great success among young people.

original title: Le Soleil assassiné
country: Belgium, France, Algeria
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Abdelkrim Bahloul
film run: 85'
release date: FR 18/08/2004
screenplay: Abdelkrim Bahloul
cast: Charles Berling, Ouassini Embarek, Alexis Loret, Clotilde de Bayser
cinematography by: Charles Van Damme
film editing: Jacques Witta, Pierre Didier
art director: Bruno Beaugé, Taoufik Behi
costumes designer: Eve-Marie Arnault
producer: Martine de Clermont-Tonnerre, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
production: Les Films du Fleuve, MACT Productions, Canal+, France 3, ADC Sud
backing: Centre National de la Cinématographie, RTBF, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique et les Télédistributeurs wallons

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