Murder in Pacot

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After the terrible January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, an intellectual bourgeois couple struggles to reinvent a life amid the rubbles of their luxurious home. Needing money to survive, the couple decides to rent the remaining habitable part of the villa to “Alex”, a high-level foreign relief worker. He brings with him in the house, Andrémise, an ambitious 17 years old Haitian girl of modest background. Now the couple, strained by the loss of their social position, their ideals, their dreams and desires must face this toxic intrusion.

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Direction: Raoul Peck

Script: Lyonel Trouillot, Pascal Bonitzer, Raoul Peck

Cast: Alex Descas, Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin / Ayo, Thibault Vinçon, Lovely Kermonde Fifi, Albert Moléon, Zinedine Soualem, Pinas Alcera, Max Kénol

Original Title: Meurtre à Pacot

Original Language: French

Subtitles: English, German

Film Production Countries: France, Haiti, Norway

Production Company:

Velvet Film


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