23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

Freda

Gessica Généus

France / Haiti / Benin
2021, 93'

It’s not an easy life for a young woman in Haiti. Gessica Généus’ first feature film focuses on a family headed by a mother, Jeannette (Fabiola Rémy), who tries to convince Esther (Djanaïna François) to find a rich man to marry and Freda (Néhémie Bastien) to find a job and drop out of college. Alongside precariousness and tough choices, accusing complex social issues, there are also desires and joys.

International Competition

INFO

PREMIERE TYPE
National
ORIGINAL TITLE
Freda
LANGUAGE
Creole
SCRIPT
Gessica Généus, Morgane Wszelaki
CAST
Néhémie Bastien, Djanaïna François, Fabiola Rémy, Gaëlle Bien-Aimé, Cantave Kerven, Rolaphton Mercure, Jean Jean, Paula Clermont Pean
PHOTOGRAPHY
Karine Aulnette
SOUND
Thomas Van Pottelberge
EDITING
Rodolphe Molla
PRODUCER
Jean-Marie Gigon, Gessica Généus, Faissol Gnonlonfin
PRODUCTION
SaNoSi Productions, Ayizan Production, Merveilles Production

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