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Return of a President – After the Coup in Madagascar


A military coup d’etat in Madagascar in 2009 lands the democratically elected president in exile in South Africa. With unique access to President Ravalomanana and his advisors, the film tells the inside story about political intrigue and power play, in which France, the former colonial power, seemingly wants to prevent the president from returning home to reinstall democracy in Madagascar.

Festival Participation

  • CPH:DOX - 2017
  • Encounters DF - 2017
  • Yamagata - 2017
  • Stockholm IFF - 2017

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