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by Manuel Poutte


Increasingly disheartened by the monotony of his provincial existence, young Senegalese Bandiougou has not long to wait before he can leave his native town forever. However, his hopes of a passage to Europe are crushed and, from that moment onwards, the young man’s life is beset by a series of misfortunes which he sees as a curse.

international title: Distant Tremors
original title: Les Tremblements lointains
country: Belgium, France
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Manuel Poutte
screenplay: Manuel Poutte, Elizabeth Diot
cast: Amélie Daure, Papa Malick N’Diaye, Daniel Duval, Jean-François, Stévenin
cinematography by: Antoine Roch
film editing: Yves Dorme
art director: Françoise Joset
producer: Boris Van Gils, Michaël Goldberg
production: Dolce Vita Films, Bandoneon (FR)
backing: Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique et les Télédistributeurs wallons
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