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ESCAPE FROM RAQQA

by Emmanuel Hamon

synopsis

Unbeknown to her husband Sylvain, Faustine leaves Paris with her 5-year-old son to join ISIS in Syria. But she realizes soon after reaching Raqqa the hell she has put herself into. Sylvain quickly understands that the French services are powerless to help, and plans, with a few friends of his, a high risk ex ltration operation to save his wife and son. A true story.

international title: Escape from Raqqa
original title: Exfiltrés
working title: Dans la gueule du requin
country: France
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Emmanuel Hamon
film run: 102'
release date: FR 6/03/2019
screenplay: Benjamin Dupas, Emmanuel Hamon
cast: Swann Arlaud, Finnegan Oldfield, Charles Berling, Jisca Kalvanda, Kassem Al Khoja
cinematography by: Thomas Bataille
film editing: Yorgos Lamprinos
art director: Pascale Consigny
music: Armand Amar
producer: Frédéric Brillion, Gilles Legrand
production: Epithète Films
backing: Région Ile-de-France (FR)
distributor: 20th Century Fox France
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