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by Frédéric Choffat, Julie Gilbert


A young woman travels with her child to a remote coast on the Pacific in southern Mexico where she grew up. She had lived with her father in a house on the beach until her beloved, a young fisherman from the neighbouring village died a brutal death, causing her to flee. Years later she returns to make peace with the ghosts of the past.

original title: Mangrove
country: Switzerland, France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Frédéric Choffat, Julie Gilbert
film run: 70'
screenplay: Julie Gilbert
cast: Vimala Pons, Solal, Fabian Tellez-Cau, Patrick Pasquier
cinematography by: Patrick Tresch, Frédéric Choffat
film editing: Cécile Dubois
art director: Alex Jomaron
music: Pierre Audétat
producer: Frédéric Choffat, Julie Gilbert, Cédric Walter
production: Les films du Tigre Sàrl, Red Star Cinéma, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
distributor: Agora Films
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