Zeka Laplaine Net Worth

Zeka Laplaine Net Worth is
$1.7 Million

Zeka Laplaine Biography

Zeka Laplaine (born 1960), sometimes credited as José Laplaine, is a director and actor from Ilebo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The child of a Portuguese father and Congolese mother, he moved to Europe when he was 18. His 1996 short film Le Clandestin was featured at the 2010 Amakula International Film Festival in Uganda. He portrayed a cowboy alongside Danny Glover in Death in Timbuktu, a film within a film in the Council of Europe Film Award-winning film, Bamako. Laplaine is a member of France's "Guilde Africaine des Realisateurs et Producteurs".Laplaine's first short film was Le Clandestin, which he wrote, directed and acted in (playing a policeman in charge of a container dock in Lisbon). A French production set in Portugal, Le Clandestin examines African emigration and questions the dream of Europe as a "Northern Paradise" for immigrants.

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Quick Facts

Date Of Birth1960-01-01
Place Of BirthIlebo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996OCIC Award - Honorable MentionAmiens International Film FestivalMacadam tribu (1996)
1996OCIC Award - Honorable MentionMar del Plata Film FestivalMacadam tribu (1996)
1996CICAE AwardNamur International Festival of French-Speaking FilmMacadam tribu (1996)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Golden Crow PheasantKerala International Film FestivalLe jardin de papa (2004)
1998Grand Prize of the City of PortimãoAlgarve International Film FestivalLe clandestin (1996)
1996Golden BayardNamur International Festival of French-Speaking FilmBest Film (Meilleur Film Francophone)Macadam tribu (1996)



Teranga Blues2007Zéka
Kinshasa Palace2006Kaze
Ainsi meurent les anges2001
(Paris: XY)2001Max
Monsanto2000TV MovieSimão
Le clandestin1996ShortPolice Officer (as José Laplaine)
Associations de bienfaiteurs1995TV Mini-SeriesSecrétaire de N'kolo
Terra Estrangeira1995Loli
Encontros Imperfeitos1993Mauricio (as José Laplaine)
Le réveillon, c'est à quel étage?1992TV Movie as José Laplaine
Ao Fim da Noite1991Ebonge (as José Laplaine)


Kinshasa Palace2006
Le jardin de papa2004
(Paris: XY)2001
Le clandestin1996Short as José Laplaine
Macadam tribu1996as José Laplaine


Kinshasa Palace2006
Le jardin de papa2004
(Paris: XY)2001written by
Macadam tribu1996as José Laplaine

Assistant Director

Bye Bye Africa1999Documentary assistant director - as José Laplaine
O Miradouro da Lua1993first assistant director - as José Laplaine


(Paris: XY)2001producer

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