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L'Homme Sur Les Quais

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Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck, who later went on to become the nation's Minister of Culture, directed this drama that examines the violence and instability of his country's darkest days. In the early 1960s, the corrupt Francois "Baby Doc" Duvalier rose to power in Haiti, and his private army, the Tontons Macoutes, enforced his bidding with an iron fist. Sarah (Jennifer Zubar) is an eight-year-old girl whose father gains the enmity of Janvier (Jean-Michel Martial), a despotic local official who has long...more

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