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by Eric Barbier


Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his “small country”. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993 tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill over, threatening his family and his innocence.

international title: Small Country: An African Childhood
original title: Petit pays
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Eric Barbier
film run: 111'
release date: CH 11/03/2020, FR 18/03/2020
screenplay: Eric Barbier
cast: Jean-Paul Rouve, Djibril Vancoppenolle, Dayla De Medina, Veronika Varga, Isabelle Kabano
cinematography by: Antoine Sanier
production: Jerico
distributor: Pathé Films AG, Pathé Distribution
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