Da Monzon, the conquest of Samanyana

  • Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana
Genre : Historical
Type : Biopic
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2010
Format : Feature
Running time : 110 (in minutes)

In 1808 a young sovereign who named Da Monzon came to the
throne of Ségou. His first objective, is to occupy, Bassi the haired red
man, that camps in Samanyana protecting the gold rich territories in the South of Ségou. The young king will use all the means to attain his objective this of finishing with the dangerous magician warrior Bassi. A memorable campaign, that plunges you in the savor of sulfurous stories from the royal course with its intrigues, its secrets to provide with, woman and jealousy where fiction is linked on the tangle of the experienced reality.

Director: Sidy F. Diabaté, Mali, 2010
Scénario/Script : Sidy F. Diabaté, Ibrahim Tom ;
Images/Pictures : M. L. Tani, Abdoulaye Somé ;
Son/Sound : Bakary Sangaré ;
Montage/Editing : Seydou Koné ;
Musique/Music: Bina Koumaré ;
Interprètes/Actors: Namory Diabaté, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Kadidia Coulibaly, Magma Gabriel Konaté

Durée/Length : 1h50 mn
Format : 35 mm


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