Cauchemar blanc (1991)

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A French short horror film directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.

Plot Summary

A group of French racists spend their Sunday nights assaulting Arab workers. But one week they get a lot more than they bargained for…


A film by: Mathieu Kassovitz
© Lazennec Tout Court 1991
Lazennec Tout Court presents a film by Mathieu Kassovitz. A Lazennec Tout Court production. With the participation of FR3, Le Centre National de la Cinématographie. And with the support of Fabrice Giger of Les Humanoïdes Associés
Line Producer: Christophe Rossignon
Script: Mathieu Kassovitz
Based on the graphic novel by Moebius
Director of Photography: Georges Diane
Editor: Nathalie Goepfert
Sound Recordist: Jérome Thaillade
Make-up: Liliane Collin, Sylvie Blavet

The racists
Yvan Attal (Ren (René))
Jean-Pierre Darroussin (J.P.)
Roger Souza (Barjout)
François Toumarkine (Berthon)

the Arab
El Kebir (Farouk)

the tenants
Emile Abossolo M'bo (the superintendent)
Laurent Goldstein [real name: Laurent Goldztejn] (Mr Jacob)



  • French Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Pulp Fiction by Jean-Marc Lofficier and Randy Lofficier p.65