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Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy?

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Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy? (Caricaturistes: Fantassins de la democratie)

Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy? (Caricaturistes: Fantassins de la democratie)

Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy? (Caricaturistes: Fantassins de la democratie)

original title:

CARICATURISTES: FANTASSINS DE LA DEMOCRATIE

cast:

Boligan, Boukhari, Danziger, Kichka, Plantu, Pi San, Slim, Rayma Suprani, Willis de Tunis, Zlatkovsky, Zoho

cinematography:

Cyrille Blanc

editing:

Marie-Jo Audiard

music:

Armand Amar

producer:

Radu Mihaileanu, Riccardo Marchegiani, André Logie, Cyrille Blanc, Gaëtan David

production:

Oi Oi Oi Productions, B-Movies, Panache Productions, supported by MiBACT, Cinextra Productions

world sales:

country:

France/Belgium/Italy

year:

2014

film run:

105'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (22/04/2014)

Radu Mihaileanu teams up with Plantu, a cartoonist with French daily newspaper Le Monde for the last 40 years, to tell the story of 11 cartoonists from all over the world struggling for democracy.
The risks they run every day - often finding themselves in the front line - and the reactions and debates they provoke give us a subtle insight into the state of freedom of expression and democracy in the world today...