Ashakara

Genre : Comedy
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1991
Format : Feature

To be ordered from ArtMattan Productions (www.africanfilm.com)
From Burkina-Faso, Togo, Switzerland, and France
Language: French with English Subtitles

Set in Togo, West Africa, Ashakara is a modern African tale. An African doctor finds a cure to a deadly virus and decides to mass produce the drug at low cost in Africa. However, a pharmaceutical multinational does not want the doctor to succeed and sends an agent to Africa first to buy the drug then to destroy it...Mixing action, suspense, good humor, and a lucid depiction of the contemporary African continent, Ashakara entertains and educates all at once.

Directed by Louis Mouchet.

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