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Spartacus and Cassandra (12+)

Audience Award
France, 2014, colour, 81 min.
Director: Ioanis Nuguet
“When I was one year old I was already walking. At two, I was eating dirt. At three, my father was in prison. At four, I begged with my sister. At seven, I came to France.” Those are the words of Spartacus, a gypsy boy who, at 13, has already accumulated the experiences of several lifetimes. This is a film about their life – Spartacus and his sister Cassandra.

AWARDS

FIPRESCI Award: Doc Leipzig

Ioanis Nuguet

Ioanis Nuguet

was born in 1983 in Sainte Colombe to a family of dancers. In 2010, he directed “Expose a disparaitre”, his first feature film. Following President Sarkozy’s speech on immigration and the dismantling of half of the Romani camps, Ioannis Nuguet decided to make his first feature film about this community. Moreover, he also works as a chief editor and a cinematographer.

FILMOGRAPHY

Spartacus and Cassandra, 2014.
Audience Award
France, 2014, colour, 81 min.
Director: Ioanis Nuguet
“When I was one year old I was already walking. At two, I was eating dirt. At three, my father was in prison. At four, I begged with my sister. At seven, I came to France.” Those are the words of Spartacus, a gypsy boy who, at 13, has already accumulated the experiences of several lifetimes. This is a film about their life – Spartacus and his sister Cassandra.

AWARDS

FIPRESCI Award: Doc Leipzig