A film by Raoul Peck

Cast : Zinedine Soualem, Sonia Rolland, Mireille Metellus, Nicole Dogué, Jean-Louis Jimmy, Gessica Geneus

2009 / France, Haïti / original title : Moloch Tropical / 105’ / Color / status : completed / French, Haitian creole, English / General Audience / long feature-film / All Rights / International collections

In a fortress perched on the top of a mountain, a democratically elected « President » and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a state celebration. Foreign chiefs of state and dignitaries of all sorts are expected. But in the morning of the event, he wakes up to find the country inflamed the streets in turmoil. As the day goes on, rebellion worsens. Meanwhile, expected guests are withdrawing from the party one after another…


“a satirical fable that speaks out against years of abuses in Haitian democracy”