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by Alexandre Arcady


Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country.

original title: Ce que le jour doit à la nuit
country: France, Belgium, Algeria
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Alexandre Arcady
film run: 159'
release date: BE 12/09/2012, FR 12/09/2012
screenplay: Alexandre Arcady, Daniel Saint-Hamont, Blandine Stintzy
cast: Nora Arnezeder, Fu'ad Ait Aattou, Anne Parillaud, Vincent Perez, Anne Consigny, Mohamed Fellag, Nicolas Giraud, Olivier Barthelemy
cinematography by: Gilles Henry
film editing: Manuel De Sousa
art director: Tony Egry
costumes designer: Eric Perron
music: Armand Amar
producer: Alexandre Arcady
production: Alexandre Films, Studio 37, France 3 Cinéma, Wild Bunch Production, Be-Films, Umedia, New Light Films
distributor: Wild Bunch Distribution

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