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13 March 2002 (France) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Lou Dante ... Sipipi
Clarisse Luambo ... Amma
Ona Lu Yenke ... Joe

Dioucounda Koma ... Kadirou
Tadie Tuene ... Moussa
Meyong Békaté ... Le marabout
Delvelin Matthews ... Arvey
Peter Kern
Félicia Massoni ... Isabelle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mustapha Adidou ... Aziz
Magne-Håvard Brekke
Ben Aïssa El Jirari ... Chauffeur
Fawzi B. Saichi
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Directed by
Mostefa Djadjam 
 
Writing credits
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Mostefa Djadjam 
Agnès de Sacy 

Produced by
Aïssa Djabri .... producer
Farid Lahouassa .... producer
Manuel Munz .... producer
Géraldine Polveroni .... assistant producer
Eric Zaouali .... line producer
 
Original Music by
René-Marc Bini 
 
Cinematography by
Pascal Lagriffoul 
 
Film Editing by
Pauline Dairou 
 
Production Design by
Yan Arlaud 
 
Production Management
Hamid Herraf .... unit production manager
François Pascaud .... unit production manager
Eric Zaouali .... production manager
 
Art Department
Hélène Imbert .... head painter
 
Sound Department
Benoît Biral .... sound re-recording mixer
Pierre Lorrain .... sound
Thomas Robert .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lahcen Herraf .... key grip
 
Music Department
Avril Philippe .... music mixer
Avril Philippe .... music recording engineer
 
Other crew
Annie Devolder .... production accountant
Khaled Haffad .... location manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Frontières" - Algeria (original title)
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Runtime:
105 min | Argentina:105 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A very realistic and sad story, 26 February 2004
Author: jesper-37 from Denmark

Every year thousands of Africans try to cross from Africa to Europe via the Gibraltar Strait. In Frontieres we follow a group just leaving from Senegal on their way through Sahara to Tangier, and finally across the Strait, and some don't make it.

We get to know their stories, reasons, and we learn of their rough trip.

It's a very realistic, sad and movie story, that makes one ask the obvious question: "Who is to blame?"

However, a follow up of how their lives in Europe turn out, for is it worth risking your life in the first place?

The story also has a touch of humour.

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