May 28, 2021
Clément Cogitore has won with La Goutte d’Or Grand Prix of the 34th Prix du scénario, organised by the Hildegarde group with the support of the CNC and France Culture. His feature debut The Wakhan Front is set in a secluded Afghan valley on a night when soldiers begin to mysteriously disappear.
The Wakhan Front Synopsis:
Afghanistan 2014. As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antarès Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antarès and his men’s determination, control of the secluded valley will slowly fall out of their hands. One dark night, soldiers begin to mysteriously disappear in the valley.
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