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by Elie Chouraqui


During a school trip to Germany, Nathan Fabre, a young teacher, discovers a photograph of a prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp who closely resembles his father. He decides to then carry out research which will turn his life upside down.

international title: The Origin of Violence
original title: L'Origine de la violence
country: France, Germany
sales agent: Other Angle Pictures
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Elie Chouraqui
film run: 110'
release date: FR 25/05/2016
screenplay: Elie Chouraqui, Fabrice Humbert
cast: Richard Berry, Stanley Weber, César Chouraqui, Michel Bouquet, Miriam Stein, Catherine Samie, Christine Citti, Romaine Cochet
cinematography by: Dominique Gentil
film editing: Lorenzo Fanfani
art director: Albrecht Konrad
costumes designer: Sandrine Mogue
music: Romain Poncet, Cyril Etienne des Rosaies
producer: Elie Chouraqui
co-producer: Alfred Hürmer
production: L'origine Productions, Integral Film
distributor: Paradis Films, Arsenal Filmverleih

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