France | 2017 | 23 min.
Presented by the director
Mirelande is a serious teenager, without any particular problems. But her life is not especially comfortable. She lives with her grandmother, her sister, and her younger brother in a poor neighborhood, close to Cayenne in Guyana. Mirelande has a lot of responsibility for her family, which comes from Haiti, and would like to see
She has to take care of the house and the younger kids, but she does so without complaining. She also takes her schoolwork rather seriously, but one day a disturbing event causes her to feel a sentiment of injustice and pushes her to revolt, changing her relationship to authority.
Philippe Passon. In Guyane since 2005, he participated in various feature film productions as an actor. He was inspired by the richness of the décors and the people he met in the region to turn his talents to making short fiction films and short documentaries. His most recent short, Mirelande, won the Prize for Best Short 2018 at the Antilles-Guyana Short Film Festival