The Mercy of the Jungle

Feature Film

Spoken: French/Swahili. Subtitles: Dutch.

At the outbreak of the Second Congo War, Sergeant Xavier and young private Faustin, are accidentally left behind in the jungle. With only each other to count on, they embark on an odyssey across the most violent forest on earth, facing the depths of their own war-torn souls. A war film with an antimilitarist aim, The Mercy of the Jungle shows the open wounds left by the fights and questions the place of humanity in armed conflicts.


  • Rwanda
  • Director
    • Joël Karekezi