L'Étrange Festival - XXIInd edition - September 7 - 18 2016
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La java des ombres

La java des ombres - 1983 - Color - 90 mn - French - France - Thriller
Directed by : Romain Goupil. Produced by : Catherine Lapoujade. Screenplay by : Alain Aptekman, Romain Goupil. Editing : Hélène Viard. Photography : Renan Pollès. Music by : Gabriel Yared. With : Tchéky Karyo, Francis Camus, Anne Alvaro.

Xavier Brabant, a former extreme-left activist, imprisoned for a longtime for arm trafficking, accepts to help the secret service to wipe out a fascist group. Xavier takes this opportunity to set up his revenge…

Politically engaged since his youth, Romain Goupil is a rebel in the French cultural landscape. With La java des ombres, he takes stock of the disillusions of many post-68 leftists who wanted to believe in change. A dark and melancholic detective film, with Tchéky Karyo, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Philippe Nahon in a supporting role (Carne, I stand alone, High tension), with a soundtrack composed by Gabriel Yared.

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Thursday 8 September 2016 - 14:45 - Showroom 500 - Presented by Romain Goupil
Monday 12 September 2016 - 14:00 - Showroom 100 - Presented by Romain Goupil