Saturday, the jury for the Harvest of the 7th art of Pauillac (Gironde) has awarded ex aequo to two feature-length films among the ten films in the running: The Traitor (Il Traditore), by Marco Bellocchio, and The Swallows of Kabul by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec. Both had been presented at the last Cannes film festival. For its part, the public has rewarded Papicha of Mounia Meddour, the story of a young Algerian passionate about styling struggle with radical islamism (released October 9th).

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“We wanted to reward talent developers and works strong,” said Azouz Begag, writer, producer and former minister delegate for the promotion of equal opportunities, the president of the 5th edition which was replaced at short notice Jean-Paul Rouve ( The Tuche ) first tipped.

The feature-length film of the Italian film-maker brings to the stage a repentant, Tommaso Buscetta, who decides to collaborate with justice, betraying the oath made to the Casa Nostra. Marco Bellocchio shows the “maxi-trial” and the journey of a man faced with the truth, especially to the judge Falcone. The “character” is interpreted with flair by the excellent actor Pierfrancesco Favino (released on may 23 in Italy and scheduled for France on the 6th of November). “There are plans that no one has ever seen”, commented, admiringly, of Lorraine Lévy, a member of the jury.

The second feature-length award-winning animated film is strong and severe in which the story is set in Kabul under the taliban regime. Simon Abkarian, Zita Hanrot (heroin also school life of Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir also in the running to Pauillac), Swan Arlaud ( Farmer ) that lend their voices for the characters (released 4 September).

trailer of the Swallows of Kabul , an animated film by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec

Extract from the Traitor , a drama by Marco Bellocchio

trailer for Papicha , drama of Mounia Meddour