Djinns (film)

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Film poster
Directed by
  • Hugues Martin
  • Sandra Martin
Produced by
Written by
  • Hugues Martin
  • Sandra Martin
Music by Siegfried Canto
Cinematography Pierre Cottereau
Edited by Nicolas Sarkissian
  • Delante Films
  • Karé Productions
  • Agora Films
Distributed by SND Films
Release date
  • 11 August 2010 (2010-08-11)
Running time
96 minutes
Country France
Language French

Djinns (also known by the title: Stranded) is a 2010 French film written and directed by Hugues Martin and Sandra Martin.[1] It stars Saïd Taghmaoui, Cyril Raffaelli and Aurélien Wiik.[2]


A group of French military is attacked during a rescue mission in Algeria by jinn.[3]



The French production was shot entirely in Morocco.[4] Nicolas Duvauchelle was originally cast for the project in December 2007[5] but was replaced by Saïd Taghmaoui as Aroui on 20 January 2009.[6] Djinns was directed and based on a screenplay by Hugues and his wife Sandra.[7] Caroline Adrian, Antoine Rein and Fabrice Goldstein produced for Delante Films.[8]


Djinns was premiered in France on 11 August 2010 and had its French theatrical release on the same day.[9] It was released in the UK in cinemas as Stranded on 31 August 2010.[10] The US release over SND is currently unknown.[11]


The French electronica musician Siegfried Canto composed the score.[12]


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