Moka (film)

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Film poster
Directed byFrédéric Mermoud
Produced byJulien Rouch
Tonie Marshall
Damien Couvreur
Screenplay byFrédéric Mermoud
Antonin Martin-Hilbert
Based onMoka
by Tatiana de Rosnay
StarringEmmanuelle Devos
Nathalie Baye
Music byChristian Garcia
Grégoire Hetzel
CinematographyIrina Lubtchansky
Edited bySarah Anderson
Diligence Films
Tabo Tabo Films
Distributed byPyramide Distribution (France)
Release date
  • 4 August 2016 (2016-08-04) (Locarno)
  • 17 August 2016 (2016-08-17) (France)
Running time
89 minutes
Box office$1.3 million[1]

Moka is a 2016 Franco-Swiss psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Frédéric Mermoud and based on the novel of the same name by Tatiana de Rosnay. The film was shown in the Piazza Grande section of the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival. It stars Emmanuelle Devos and Nathalie Baye.[2][3][4]



Filming began on location in Haute-Savoie on 8 September 2015 and continued in the surrounding areas of Lake Geneva. The shooting was completed on 24 October.[5]


Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Locarno International Film Festival[6] Variety Piazza Grande Award Won


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  2. ^ "Moka, revenge is a dish best served cold". Cineuropa. 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Locarno Film Review: 'Moka'". Variety. 5 August 2016.
  4. ^ "'Moka': Locarno Review". Screendaily. 6 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Shoot about to kick off for Moka by Frédéric Mermoud". Cineuropa. 25 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Palmarès 2016". Locarno.

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