Haiti, 1962. A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends – never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

Around The World in 14 Films 2019, presented by Joachim Gern

In cooperation with the Institut français Deutschland and UniFrance

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+++ Berlin Premiere +++

OT: Zombi Child
Director: Bertrand Bonello
Screenplay: Bertrand Bonello
Country: France 2019
Production: My New Picture, Les Films du Bal
Cast: Louise Labèque, Wislanda Louimat, Katiana Milfort, Mackenson Bijou, Adilé David, Ninon François
Length: 103 min.
Language: French/Haiti Creole OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: Grandfilm
Festivals: Cannes, Jerusalem, New Horizons, Toronto, Athens, New York, Hamburg, Busan, Kiev etc.