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351 Ratings

A Screaming Man

Un homme qui crie

Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Chad, Belgium, 2010


Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N’Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he feels socially humiliated.

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A Screaming Man Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Critics reviews

Haroun’s direction itself—his canny sense of point of view, of what to suggest and not to show—is the art of looking thoughtfully, sensitively, and analytically at the world at hand; its politics are all the more powerful for their immediacy.
April 10, 2013
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