THE WHITE KNIGHTS
Filmfest 2016

Humanitarian NGO Move for Kids, led by the charismatic Jacques Arnault, travels to war-torn Darfur, offering a safe haven for children and orphans. But the kids are meant to be spirited away to France to be adopted by unsuspecting families. Based on the true story of Zoe’s Ark, who tried to abduct 103 kids from Chad to France in 2007.

tags: History, War, Cultural Conflict, Feature film, Thriller

Cast: Vincent Lindon, Louise Bourgoin, Valérie Donzelli, Reda Kateb

Credits

Screenplay: Joachim Lafosse, Bulle Decarpentries, Thomas Van Zuylen, Thomas Bidegain

Director of Photography: Jean-François Hensgens

Film Editor: Sophie Vercruysse

Composer: Apparat

Production Designer: Olivier Radot

Costume Design: Samira Bejjoudi

Sound: Christophe Giovannoni

Producer: Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart

Co-Producer: Sylvie Pialat

Production Company: Versus Production

Co-Production Company: Les Films du Worso

World Sales: Indie Sales Company

Director: Joachim Lafosse

biography

Joachim Lafosse was born in Uccle, Belgium, and studied at l'Institut des Arts de Diffusion, graduating with short film TRUBU in 2001. His first feature film FOLIE PRIVÉE (2004) won the FIPRESCI Prize in Bratislava. PRIVATE PROPERTY was invited to Venice 2006. À PERDRE LA RAISON was screened at Cannes 2012 in the sidebar Un Certain Regard and submitted as Belgian entry for the Academy Award as Best Foreign Film. His film L’ECONOMIE DU COUPLE will also be screened at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN.