Synopsis:
Damien Samedi is 43 years old. When he was a child in his Belgian village on the banks of the river Meuse, they called him Petit Samedi. To his mother, Ysma, Damien is still her child, the one she never abandoned when he got caught up in drugs. A son who sought to protect his mother despite it all, a man attempting to liberate himself from his addictions and faces his past to get through.
Recent selection(s):
Athens International Short Film Festival
Berlinale Co-Production Market (Berlin)
FIFF - Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (Namur)
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Amsterdam)
Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec
Docaviv - the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival
Recent award(s):
FIFF - Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (Namur)
Athens International Short Film Festival
Director's filmography:
- Makenzy (2016 - Short)
- Petit Samedi (2020 - Feature)
Type:
Feature
Genre:
Doc
Year of production:
2020
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
75'
Majority:
Yes
Production:
Michigan Films
Sales:
Heretic Outreach
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