Battle of the internal

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2018
Format : Short

After giving birth to her unborn child, Nadia, a 25-year-old woman, sinks into deep depression. She is suffering from post-partum depression in a society that mostly does not consider mental health disorders as a reality. How does she overcome this?

A film by Ajokè TAIROU and Joël TCHÉDRÉ

Togo, 2018, short narrative, 20 minutes 41 seconds, drama

starring Nadjibatou Ibrahim & Gentil Houndenou

Directoral debut (for Ajokè TAIROU)

Director Statement
I believe in the power of using moving image to address issues that plague our societies.

Original Title: Bataille intérieure
Film Type: Short
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 20 minutes 41 seconds
Completion Date: February 27, 2018
Production Budget: 1,000 GBP
Country of Origin: Togo
Country of Filming: Togo
Film Language: French
Shooting Format: 35mm
Film Color: Color
First-time Filmmaker: Yes
Student Project: No

Ajoke Tairou
Joel M'maka Tchedre

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Joel M'maka Tchedre
Ajoke Tairou

Ajoke Tairou
Joel Tchedre M'maka

Key Cast
Nadjibatou Ibrahim: "Nadia"
Gentil Houndenou: "Roland"


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