Buud Yam

  • Buud Yam
Genre : Adventure
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1997
Format : Feature
Running time : 97 (in minutes)

"Wend Kuuni" or "God's gift" is a handsome and strong 20 years old young lad. He has been living for 12 years at Tinga's who adopted him with yhe permission of the village chief when he had been found half-dead in the bush.
Poghnéré, Tinga's daughter who is 17 develops an unprecedent liking and affection for her adoptive brother who loves his sister as well. The family enjouys a peaceful life till the day when Poghnéré is critically ill. Wend Kuuni is commissioned to go in search of a native doctor, who is well known for being conversant with medecine, and to lead him to attend his sister.


Gaston J-M Kaboré, Burkina Faso, 1997, 99m. In Mooré (and other African languages).
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FESPACO 1997 (Burkina Faso)
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