Bronx Barbes


1h 50m 2000

Brief Synopsis

West African teenagers Toussaint and Nixon live from hand-to-mouth, struggling to get by without jobs. But they find a place for themselves when they're accidentally drawn into the Bronx, a tough neighborhood run by violent gangs. Toussaint quickly rises within the gangs while Nixon gets arrested. B

Film Details

Also Known As
Bronx-Barbes
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Arte; France 3 Cinéma
Distribution Company
Rezo Films
Location
Ivory Coast, West Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

West African teenagers Toussaint and Nixon live from hand-to-mouth, struggling to get by without jobs. But they find a place for themselves when they're accidentally drawn into the Bronx, a tough neighborhood run by violent gangs. Toussaint quickly rises within the gangs while Nixon gets arrested. But when Toussaint moves over to the Barbes ghetto, where things are even tougher, the stakes are raised and he finds his life at risk.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bronx-Barbes
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Arte; France 3 Cinéma
Distribution Company
Rezo Films
Location
Ivory Coast, West Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States August 2000

Released in United States November 2000

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition/ Piazza Grande) August 2-12, 2000.

Shown at London Film Festival (French Revolutions) November 1-16, 2000.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (On the Waterfront) January 24 - February 4, 2001.

Fiction feature directorial debut for documentary filmmaker Eliane de Latour.

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (On the Waterfront) January 24 - February 4, 2001.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition/ Piazza Grande) August 2-12, 2000.)

Released in United States November 2000 (Shown at London Film Festival (French Revolutions) November 1-16, 2000.)