6.7/10
96
0 user 5 critic

The Mercy of the Jungle (2018)

Trailer
1:40 | Trailer
The Mercy of the jungle is a road movie that deals with wars in Congo through the eyes of two lost soldiers in the jungle by showcasing their struggle, weakness and hope.

Director:

Joël Karekezi (as Joel Karekezi)

Writers:

Casey Schroen (screenplay), Joël Karekezi (screenplay) (as Joel Karekezi) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Ash IV (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A decade ago, a medical student and a steelworker become pen-friends when they chance upon the same copy of Leo Tolstoy's "Resurrection". Off the page, passion and hatred mingle and two ... See full summary »

Director: Xiaofeng Li
Stars: Li Fang, Jue Huang, Peiyao Jiang
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Forbach, Eastern France. Present day. Since his wife walked out to the family, Mario has raised their two daughters of his own. Frida, 14, blames him for her mother leaving. Niki, 17, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Burger
Stars: Bouli Lanners, Justine Lacroix, Sarah Henochsberg
Los silencios (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon, bordering Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They fled the Colombian armed conflict, in which their ... See full summary »

Director: Beatriz Seigner
Stars: Marleyda Soto, Enrique Diaz, María Paula Tabares Peña
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »

Director: Sameh Zoabi
Stars: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

Director: Isold Uggadottir
Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson
Hard Paint (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon
Stars: Shico Menegat, Bruno Fernandes, Guega Peixoto
Sofia (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Following a denial of pregnancy, she finds herself illegally giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital leaves her 24h to provide ... See full summary »

Director: Meryem Benm'Barek-Aloïsi
Stars: Maha Alemi, Lubna Azabal, Sarah Perles
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Angela, 12 years old and her three stepsisters around their 30s. All of them, daughters of a charismatic slacker who just died. Angela must find a new home by crossing half of the country ... See full summary »

Director: Rubén Mendoza
Stars: Lina Sanchez Calderon, Loren Paz Jara, Maria Camila Mejia
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.

Directors: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
Stars: Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes
Documentary | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A Late Night comedy writer stumbles upon a hilarious, hidden world of entertainment and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Chita Rivera, Martin Short, Jello Biafra, and more.

Director: Dava Whisenant
Stars: David Letterman, Martin Short, Chita Rivera
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This Brazilian documentary about indigenous culture explores how ancient traditions have been destroyed by the government due to their lack of public policy for the indigenous lands.

Directors: Renée Nader Messora, João Salaviza
Stars: Douglas Tiepre Krahô, Henrique Ihjãc Krahô, Iasmin Kropej Krahô
Styx I (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"Styx" depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip.

Director: Wolfgang Fischer
Stars: Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Kelvin Mutuku Ndinda
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Stéphane Bak ... Private Faustin
Marc Zinga ... Sergeant Xavier
Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga ... Major
Ibrahim Ahmed ... Mukundzi
Kantarama Gahigiri Kantarama Gahigiri ... Kazungu
Michael Wawuyo Michael Wawuyo ... Village Chief
Tebandeke Samuel Tebandeke Samuel ... Soldier 1
Mathew Nabwiso ... Paul
Ronald Ssemaganda Ronald Ssemaganda ... Child 1
Michael Wawuyo Jr. ... Refugee
Joel Okuyo Atiku Prynce Joel Okuyo Atiku Prynce ... Kibindankoyi.
Were Edrine Were Edrine ... Child 2
Nirere Shanel Nirere Shanel ... Amina
River Dan Rugaju River Dan Rugaju ... Captain
Edit

Storyline

At the outbreak of the Second Congo War, Rwandan soldiers SERGEANT XAVIER and PRIVATE FAUSTIN are sent to hunt down Hutu rebels in the vast jungles of eastern Congo. Xavier is a stoic veteran of the ethnic wars that have plagued his country for years. Faustin is an eager young recruit who joined the army to avenge the death of his father and brothers. Under the relentless command of MAJOR KAYITARE, they march eighty kilometers a day in pursuit of the murderers of nearly one million Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide four years ago. One night, Xavier and Faustin are accidentally left behind when the battalion races out to chase fleeing rebels. They try to catch up, but must take refuge in the forest when local Congolese militiamen catch sight of them. Lost, with no hope of catching their men, they decide to press west through the jungle toward Kasai Province where Xavier believes the Major is headed next. It will not be easy. In the last war, Xavier saw hundreds die in the jungle ...

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | War

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Belgium]

Country:

Belgium | France | Rwanda

Language:

French | Swahili

Release Date:

24 April 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La Miséricorde de la Jungle See more »

Filming Locations:

Uganda

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film premiered at TIFF in Toronto in September 2018. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed