Rebelle

A genre benchmark and a breakout work for writer-director Kim Nguyen.
-Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter
A harrowing exploration of life as one of Africa's child soldiers.
-Daniel Green, Cine Vue
Powerful and brutal, yet poetic.
-Brendan Kelly, The Montreal Gazette
Visceral, knockout
-Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter
Rebelle a ce petit quelque chose que les autres films n’ont pas.
-Nathalie Petrowski, La Presse
Un film superbe!
-Isabelle Hontebeyrie, Journal de Montréal
Une histoire extraordinaire!
-The Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis

Rebelle is a brutal yet poetic snapshot of life as one of Africa's child soldiers, following a young girl who is kidnapped from her village by a group of rebel fighters. Forced to gun down members of her family and enemy soldiers, she takes solace in fellow soldier Magician, a young albino with whom she escapes and starts a new life.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, September 21, 2012
Original Languages: French
Genre: Canadian, Drama
Running Time: 90 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien
Rachel Mwanza
Serge Kanyinda
DIRECTED BY
Kim Nguyen

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Commandant-rebelle (Alain Bastien). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Kim Nguyen. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Left to Right: Komona (Rachel Mwanza) and Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Grand Tigre Royal (Mzingia Mwinga). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Kim Nguyen. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Commandant-rebelle (Alain Bastien). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Boucher (Ralph Prosper). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Kim Nguyen. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Left to Right: Magicien (Serge Kanyinda) and Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Magicien (Serge Kanyinda). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Komona (Rachel Mwanza). Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Kim Nguyen. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Kim Nguyen. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.