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by Thomas Vincent


Carnival season in Dunkirk sees the city turned upside down by parades, songs and festivities. A young boy named Larbi runs away from home and, whilst sleeping rough in a doorway, is disturbed by a couple of carnival folk on their way home. Charmed, he decides to stick with them for a while...

original title: Karnaval
country: France, Belgium, United Kingdom
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 1998
genre: fiction
directed by: Thomas Vincent
film run: 88'
release date: FR:03/03/1999
screenplay: Thomas Vincent, Maxime Sassier
cast: Sylvie Testud, Clovis Cornillac, Jean-Paul Rouve, Amar Ben Abdullah, Martine Godart, Thierry Bertein, Dominique Baeyens
producer: Alain Rozanes, Pascal Verroust
production: ADR Productions, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française, Thelma Films, ARTE France Cinéma
distributor: Contact Film Cinematheek, Kairos Film