NADIA ET LES HIPPOPOTAMES

NADIA ET LES HIPPOPOTAMES

A film by Dominique Cabrera

1999 France - Comedy Drama

synopsis

November / December 1995, and France is paralysed by the transportation strikes. The huge traffic jams oblige Parisians to walk or cycle their way through the winter months. Nadia is a young woman who survives on minimum allowance with her six-month-old son, Christopher. One day whilst watching the news, she thinks she recognises the baby's missing father in a crowd of striking rail-workers at Austerlitz station. She decides to go and find him.

  • cast

    • Ariane Ascaride (Nadia)
    • Marilyne Canto (Claire)
  • crew

    • Screenplay
    • Dominique Cabrera
    • Screenplay
    • Philippe Corcuff
    • Cinematography
    • Hélène Louvart
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 100 min
    • Format
    • Color 35mm

awards & nominations

  • Cannes 1999 - Un Certain Regard

Domestic release :
2000/03/22