Choisis-toi un ami (1995)

Choisis-toi un ami
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Patrick Catalifo Actor Mario 1 1000001
Xavier Thiam Actor Thomas 1 1000002
Wasis Diop Actor Mouss 1 1000003
Niloufar Abri Actor Niloufar--Mouss' Girlfriend 1 1000004
Camille Japy Actor Thomas' Girlfriend 1 1000005
Thomas M Pollard Actor n/a 1 1000006
Georges Kritchmar Actor n/a 1 1000007
Mama Keita Director n/a 2 2000001
Robert Dray Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Silvia Voser Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Mama Keita Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Denis Dommel Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Paco Wiser Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Valerie Bregaint Editor n/a 172 7000001
Marino Zappellini Music n/a 120781 8000001
Chantal Bourbigot Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Francis Bonfanti Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Synopsis
Two 10-year-olds, Mouss and Mario, born on the same day and whose lives practically mirror each another, make it through a harrowing life-and death experience thanks to their solid friendship; the duo make an oath to one another that regardless of what life had in store for them, they'd get together on their 40th birthday. Some 12 years later, the "twins"--Mouss and Mario--get mixed up in a shady art deal that backfires. When there is an accidental slaying, Mario gets arrested eventhough Mouss was actually responsible for the crime. Thusly, Mario spends 20 years in jail, refusing to rat on his friend, yet thinking of what he would do on the day he would find his long-lost "best mate." Simultaneously, Mouss has fled abroad, wandering from country to country, unable to forget his own cowardice and shameless treachery. Now that their fortieth birthday is approaching, and Mario's been released from jail, Mouss is dropping clues so that Mario can find him--come what may...
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