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by Steve Achiepo


2011. Affected by years in prison, Djo is a delivery driver in the city of Cergy. As the crisis erupts in Côte d’Ivoire, he finds himself having to clandestinely house members of his family. The prospect of offering a better life to his daughter is gradually tipping him into a spiral where he will lose control.

international title: Slumlord
original title: Le Marchand de sable
country: France
sales agent: Orange Studio
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Steve Achiepo
film run: 105'
release date: FR 8/02/2023
screenplay: Steve Achiepo, Romy Coccia di Ferro
cast: Moussa Mansaly, Aïssa Maïga, Ophélie Bau, Benoît Magimel, Mamadou Minté
cinematography by: Sébastien Goepfert
film editing: Julie Léna
music: Amine Bouhafa
production: Barney Production, France 2 Cinéma, The Jokers
distributor: The Jokers

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