Imprisoned in his mind because of his stammer, Smaïl found in dancing a way to overcome his speech impediment.
Shot in the sumptuous architecture of the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, Expand offers us a poetic journey reflecting a dancer’s profound inner states.
a film by Steven Briand
with Smaïl Kanouté
cinematographer Christo Roussev
music by Aten Rays
editor Florian Julia
colourist Nicolas Gautier
stage manager Manon Lantignac
titles Milos Trkulja
sound engineer Augustin Bretillard
Special Thanks Institut du Monde Arabe - Marie Descourtieux
Ariane Kotsovassilis Tristan Maillet Julien Jourdain de Muizon