Panorama 2010
Angel at Sea
  • Director: Frederic Dumont (Belgium)

    At 16 Frederic settled in Belgium after discovering the United States, Colombia, Morocco and Tunisia. For 5 years, he worked as a filmmaker’s assistant. He made his first documentary Le Chemin des Aigles, which won numerous awards in various festivals. Fred continued to make documentaries all over the world. In 2003 he wrote a script called Un ange a la mer. This film was shot in 2008 in Morocco and won first prize at IFF in Karlovy Vary 2009.

     

Canada,  2009,  86 min.
Cast:
Olivier Gourmet, Anne Consigny, Martin Nissen
Section:
Panorama

Louis is a 12-year old boy who lives in Sidi Ifni, a small town in South Morocco. He’s a happy child who really loves his family. He loves the sea, he loves to laugh, to learn. One day, his manic-depressive father tells him a secret. This will turn his world upside down and will make him a different person. His childhood evaporates, his innocence is gone. As of now, he will be an angel. A guardian angel who can’t fly. He’s an angel at sea.

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