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CEASEFIRE

(orig. CESSEZ-LE-FEU)

  • CEASEFIRE

France / Belgium 2016
German Premiere
Language: French
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, History
Director: Emmanuel Courcol
Cinematographer: Yann Maritaud, Tom Stern
Script: Emmanuel Courcol
Editor: Guerric Catala, Géraldine Rétif
Cast: Romain Duris, Céline Sallette, Grégory Gadebois
Producer: Christophe Mazodier
Production Company: Polaris Film Production & Finance
Music: Jérôme Lemonnier
Distributor: Indie Sales
Special Effects: Christophe Ballu
Lenght: 103 min.
Format: DCP/Blu-ray
Color: Farbe
Age Limit: <

In the early 20s, Georges Laffont travels – traumatised by the horrors of World War 1 – to West Africa, accompanied by the artist Diofo, who also is a World War survivor. After four years, Georges returns to Paris where his brother Marcel – who after the horrors of the trenches has withdrawn into a world of silence – lives with their mother. Georges fights for a place in a world in which life has gone on without him. Will Georges find consolation with Hélène who is the sign language teacher of his brother? A portrait of France in the early 20s which shows how strongly and sustained the First World War has influenced French society.

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Screenings

  • 07.11.2018 19:00 Städtisches Museum
  • 10.11.2018 17:00 Universum Saal 2
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