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Rebelle (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $265,273Details
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KOMONA , a 14 year old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a rebel. It all began when she was 12; kidnapped by the rebel army, she was forced to carry a AK 47 and kill. Her only escape and friend is MAGICIAN, a 15 year old boy who wants to marry her. Despite the horrors and daily grind of war, Komona and Magician fall in love. They thought they had escaped the war, but fate decided otherwise. In order to survive, Komona will need to return to where she came from and make amends with her past. Around them, war rages on.... A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, KOMONA is a love story between two young souls caught in a violent world yet filled with beauty and magic.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 2013 (Limited) by TriBeca Films, released as War Witch
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Child Soldier, Unexpected Pregnancy, War Crimes, Coming of Age, War
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Item 7, Shen Studio
Production Countries: Canada


Alain Bastien    Rebel Lieutenant
Ralph Prosper    The Butcher
Mizinga Mwinga    Great Tiger
Jean Kabuya    School Camp Coach
Jupiter Bokondji    Great Tiger's Sorcerer
Starlette Mathata    Komona's Mother
Alex Herabo    Komona's Father
Dole Malalou    Coltan Dealer

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Kim Nguyen
Producer    Pierre Even
Producer    Marie-Claude Poulin
Co-Producer    Kim Nguyen
Assistant Director    Pierre Magny
Associate Producer    Anne-Marie Gelinas
Casting Director    Kiripi Katembo Siku
Casting Director    Josa Maule
Editor    Richard Comeau
Sound Mixer    Martin Pinsonnault
Sound Mixer    Bernard Gariepy-Strobl
Costume Designer    Eric Poirier
Art Director    Emmanuel Frechette
Cinematographer    Nicolas Bolduc

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March 5th, 2013

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/27 64 $21,837   9 $2,426   $52,061 10
2012/05/04 67 $10,491 -52% 8 $1,311   $72,988 17
2012/05/11 77 $5,832 -44% 9 $648   $88,716 24
2012/12/07 101 $696   1 $696   $168,028 7
2013/01/04 83 $661   1 $661   $171,727 7
2013/02/15 83 $932   2 $466   $194,031 7
2013/03/01 72 $8,714   2 $4,357   $202,745 3
2013/03/08 84 $6,206 -29% 2 $3,103   $213,753 10
2013/03/15 76 $6,496 +5% 5 $1,299   $222,343 17
2013/03/22 80 $7,204 +11% 11 $655   $231,933 24

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/20 67 $30,224   3 $10,075   $30,224 7
2012/04/27 62 $32,273 +7% 9 $3,586   $62,497 14
2012/05/04 62 $20,387 -37% 8 $2,548   $82,884 21
2012/05/11 72 $10,699 -48% 9 $1,189   $93,583 28
2012/09/28 74 $14,757   10 $1,476   $134,973 7
2013/01/18 64 $3,207   3 $1,069   $175,540 7
2013/02/01 78 $2,735   1 $2,735   $186,580 7
2013/03/01 73 $13,516   2 $6,758   $207,547 7
2013/03/08 81 $8,300 -39% 2 $4,150   $215,847 14
2013/03/15 78 $8,882 +7% 5 $1,776   $224,729 21
2013/03/22 79 $12,281 +38% 11 $1,116   $237,010 28
2013/03/29 79 $14,395 +17% 16 $900   $251,405 35
2013/04/05 78 $10,051 -30% 13 $773   $261,456 42
2013/04/12 106 $995 -90% 8 $124   $262,451 49
2013/04/19 108 $718 -28% 6 $120   $263,169 56
2013/04/26 106 $1,072 +49% 2 $536   $264,241 63
2013/05/10 112 $1,032   3 $344   $265,273 77

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