The Mercy of the Jungle

Joël Karekezi - Rwanda


In the Kivu jungle in Congo, Sergeant Xavier, a Rwandan war hero, and the young, inexperienced soldier Faustin, are in enemy territory, waging an undefined war. When they lose their battalion they are alone, without resources, lost in the impenetrable Congolese jungle, the most dangerous in the world.

Film details

Genre : Narrative Feature film
Duration : 90 minutes
Year of production : 2018
Country : Rwanda
Casting : Marc Zinga - Shanel Nirere - Stéphane Bak - Ibrahim Ahmed
Screenwriter : Casey Shroen
Cinematography : Joachim Philippe
Editor : Antoine Donnet
Director : Joël Karekezi
Production company : Neon Rouge - Aurélien Bodinaux / Tact Production - Oualid Baha
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Joel Karekezi was born in 1985 in Gisenyi, Rwanda. In 2008 he took a degree in production after studying on-line at the Cinécours cinema school. He then made his first short film, The Pardon, in 2009.