Hope

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    Hope

    Directed by

    France

    2014

    91 min

    • French
    • English
    • Arabic

    Drama

    Deep in the Sahara desert, as they try to get to Europe, Léonard, a young man from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. In a fiercely hostile world where safety requires staying with one's own people, these two try to find their way together, and to love each other.

    Awards

    • SACD Award - La Semaine de la Critique
    • Audience Award for French Feature Film - Angers FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Justin Wang
    Endurance Newton
    Dieudonné Bertrand Balo’o
    Martial Eric Italien
    Henri Didier Njikam
    Nabyl Fally Koivogui
    Richmond N’diri Kouassi
    Bobby Igiebor
    Dandy Amienoho Osawaru
    Screenplay
    Boris Lojkine
    Cinematography
    Elin Kirschfink
    Editing
    Gilles Volta
    Music
    David Bryant
    Production
    ZADIG FILMS
    Sales
    PYRAMIDE INTERNATIONAL

    Press

    The incredible and moving realism that emerges reveals a director whose work should be kept an eye on.

    Fabien Lemercier, Cineuropa

    Docu director Boris Lojkine's first fictional feature mixes romance and reportage in a tough African migrant study.

    Guy Lodge, Variety

    An extreme road-movie subgenre

    Guy Lodge, Variety

    Boris Lojkine

    Boris Lojkine

    France

    Boris Lojkine was born in 1969 in Paris, France. He directed two feature documentaries: CEUX QUI RESTENT (2001) and LES ÄMES ERRANTES (2006). His latest film, HOPE (2014), won the SACD Award in the Semaine de la Critique.