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THE WHITE KNIGHTS

by Joachim Lafosse

synopsis

Jacques Arnault, head of Move for Kids NGO, is planning a high impact operation : he and his team are going to exfiltrate 300 orphans victims of Chadian civil war and bring them to French adoption applicants. Completely immersed in the brutal reality of a country at war, the NGO members start losing their convictions and are faced with the limits of humanitarian intervention.

international title: The White Knights
original title: Les Chevaliers blancs
country: Belgium, France
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Joachim Lafosse
film run: 112'
release date: FR 20/01/2016,BE 27/01/2016
screenplay: Joachim Lafosse, Bulle Decarpentries, Thomas Van Zuylen
cast: Louise Bourgoin, Vincent Lindon, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb, Stéphane Bissot, Catherine Salée, Yannick Renier
cinematography by: Jean-François Hensgens
film editing: Sophie Vercruysse
art director: Olivier Radot
costumes designer: Pascaline _Chavanne (id:57622)
producer: Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart, Sylvie Pialat
production: Versus Production, Les Films du Worso, France 3 Cinéma
backing: Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles, VOO, Wallonie, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Canal+, Ciné+, Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral Belge, Inver Invest, Indie Sales, Eurimages, Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, Programme Media (CE), O’Brother Distribution, Soficinéma, Angoa-Agicoa, CNC
distributor: Le Pacte, O'Brother Distribution, One from the Heart