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by Mathieu Vadepied


During World War I, a father enlists himself in the French Army in order to be with his 17-year-old son who was recruited against his will. Sent to the front, they find themselves facing the war together in the French colony of Senegal.

international title: Father & Soldier
original title: Tirailleurs
country: France, Senegal
sales agent: Gaumont
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Mathieu Vadepied
film run: 90'
release date: FR 04/01/2023, IT 24/08/2023
screenplay: Olivier Demangel, Mathieu Vadepied
cast: Omar Sy, Alassane Diong, Oumar Sey, Jonas Bloquet
cinematography by: Luis Armando Arteaga
film editing: Xavier Sirven
music: Alexandre Desplat
producer: Bruno Nahon, Omar Sy
co-producer: Mathieu Vadepied
executive producer: Albert Blasius
associate producer: Maryvonne Le Meur
production: Unité, Korokoro, Gaumont, France 3 Cinéma, Mille Soleils [FR], Sypossible Africa [SN]
distributor: Gaumont Distribution, A Contracorriente Films, Altre Storie, Minerva Pictures Group

Photogallery 19/05/2022: Cannes 2022 - Tirailleurs

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Mathieu Vadepied, Omar Sy, Alassane Diong
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