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510 Ratings

A Screaming Man

Un homme qui crie

Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Chad, Belgium, 2010


In Chad, Adam, a former swimming champion, is a pool attendant at a smart hotel. When the hotel gets new Chinese owners, he gives up his job to his son Abdel. Resentful, he feels humiliated. As the country is in the throes of a civil war, Adam subconsciously takes out his frustration on his son.

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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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