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First-Look At Raoul Peck’s Haiti-Set Mystery Loosely-Base | Shadow and Act


Peck’s “Murder In Pacot” will be set in a plush neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haïti, and will tell the story of an upper middle class couple struggling to rebuild their lives amid the rubbles of their luxurious home, which is now in ruins, after the earthquake, in 2010. In desperate need money, the two intellectuals decide to rent the still-standing part of their mansion to a high-level foreign relief worker of unspecified nationality. The man brings with him a beautiful 17 year old Haitian girl from a modest background, whose malevolence will eventually reveal itself.Alex Descas and Nigerian-German singer Ayo star as the couple; Thibault Vinçon is the high-level foreign relief worker; and newcomer Haitian actress Lovely Kermonde, is the young girl.”Murder in Pacot” was written by famous novelist Lyonel Trouillot, Pascal Bonitzer and Raoul Peck. The film is co-produced by ARTE, the World cinema Fund France and the European ACP.  via | Shadow and Act

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