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Belleville story
by Arnaud Malherbe

Casting : Paco Boublard and Tien Shu
Production : 2009 – 85’ – In coproduction with arte france
International sales : film and picture

Festivals
Festival de la fiction tv de La Rochelle – prix du Meilleur Téléfilm et prix de la
Révélation Masculine

Synopsis
Belleville, one of the melting pots of Paris, today. Freddy, 20, a hopeless young thug, has to kill a strange guy, Mr Zhu, a 50-year-old 1970s throwback. A bit nuts, a bit Zorro, he’s just arrived from China for “someone” and for the night. A long, feverish night of blows, knives and guns which slices through the strange and illicit underbelly of insomniac Belleville…