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Ashes and Blood (2009)

Cendres et sang (original title)
Exiled from her country since her husband's murder ten years earlier, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused to see her family for years, Judith, in spite ... See full summary »

Director:

Fanny Ardant

Writers:

Ismail Kadare (novel), Fanny Ardant (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ronit Elkabetz ... Judith
Abraham Belaga ... Pashko
Marc Ruchmann Marc Ruchmann ... Ismaël
Claire Bouanich Claire Bouanich ... Mira
Olga Tudorache Olga Tudorache ... Venera
Ion Besoiu Ion Besoiu ... Timos
Tudor Istodor ... Louppos
Madalina Constantin Madalina Constantin ... Ilaria
Razvan Vasilescu ... Samir
Andrei Aradits Andrei Aradits ... Ramian
Ion Cosma Ion Cosma ... Slator
Zoltan Butuc Zoltan Butuc ... Le fiancé de Judith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mircea Andreescu Mircea Andreescu
Maria Arabo Maria Arabo
Raphaël Ayoun Raphaël Ayoun
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Storyline

Exiled from her country since her husband's murder ten years earlier, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused to see her family for years, Judith, in spite of her fears and secrets, allows herself to be influenced by her children's wishes and accepts an invitation to their cousin's wedding. They set off to spend a summer in the old country, discovering their roots and their past. But Judith's return revives old hatreds between rival clans. The spiral of violence is inexorably set in motion, blood will tell... Written by lletaif

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France | Romania | Portugal

Language:

French | Romanian

Release Date:

9 September 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Budget:

EUR3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,797
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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