The Rice Boy (Le Petit Bonhomme de Riz) | UK PREMIERE

The Rice Boy (Le Petit Bonhomme de Riz) | UK PREMIERE

The Rice Boy (Le Petit Bonhomme de Riz),  UK PREMIERE

Dir. Rianando Ludovic Randriamanantsoa
Madagascar. 2013. 25min. Colour. Malagasy with English subtitles

In the ghetto of Antananarivo, a little boy routinely steals rice from passers-by in order to feed himself and his family. One day, the boy follows a lone man he has been stealing from, only to discover that he also, has a family.

Ludovic Rianando Randriamanantsoa worked as a writer for the Malagasy National Television before being awarded a scholarship to study at the Academy of the Visuals Arts of Marrakech, Morocco. With The Rice Boy, Randriamanantsoa’s presents us with a film that is at once raw and deeply moving.

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