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AKOIBON

by Édouard Baer

synopsis

Nader, a petty crook, is obliged to go to a tiny island in the south to try and flush out Chris Barnes, the former jet-set king and friend to the stars, who a mysterious partner wants to trap. Daniel has suddenly dumped his wife and many kids to come to the island to meet the enigmatic young woman he's been writing to for ages over the Internet. On the way, Daniel and Nader decide to switch identities, convinced that it will help them both achieve their goals.

original title: Akoibon
country: France
sales agent: Gémini Films
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Édouard Baer
film run: 96'
release date: FR 13/04/2005, BE 27/07/2005
screenplay: Édouard Baer, Fabrice Roger-Lacan
cast: Édouard Baer, Nader Boussandel, Benoît Poelvoorde, Jean Rochefort, François Rollin, Atmen Kalif
producer: Paulo Branco, Barka Hjij
co-producer: Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam
production: Gémini Films
backing: Canal + TPS Star Cinéma, Sofica, Europacorp, Soficinéma
distributor: Les Films de L'Elysée, Gémini Films
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