Life Point

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Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2017
Format : Feature
Running time : 90 (in minutes)

A 75 years old retired university professor who is obsessed with suicide until he meets a young central African refugee.

When we kill and vandalize in the name or on behalf of religion how does it reconcile to the fact that the ultimate goal of religion; apart from from ushering peace and prosperity in the lives of mankind is to bring mankind back to God? The religious war in Central Africa Republic a couple of years back told in Life Point movie. A fictional story of how Sa'adatu Ousmane (played by Ngong Tatiana) lost her friend (Oumarou played by Collins Fonde), her family and ended up in Cameroon.

directed by Achille Brice

Cameroon, 2017, Feature, drama

starring Gérard Essomba, Ngong Tatiana, Nkanya Nkwai, Ayulk Tambi (as Tabi-Ayuk Tambi), Elyn Basil Fesse, Nchifor Valery, Shelly Akenji, Collins Fonde and Martha Effange.

1st feature drama

Producer: Nkanya Nkwai
Co-Producer: Bassek Ba Kobhio
Associate producer: Karl Safindah

Cinematographer: Yibain Emile Chah A.K.A. Ancestor (as Emile-Aime Yibain).
Music by Salatiel L. Bessong
Production designer : Tebo Njei
Film Editor: Achille Brice

Credited cast:
Gérard Essomba... M Bala Edouard Jacob
Nkanya Nkwai...
Tabi-Ayuk Tambi...
Ngong Tatiana... Sadatou
Collins Fonde... Oumarou

Production : DreamsAlive & Terre Africaine Production

Locations: Buea, Cameroon

2017 | 21st Ecrans Noirs Film Festival, Yaoundé & Douala, Cameroon
* Official Competition - Feature

2017 | 25th Fespaco, Ouaga
* Official Competition - Feature
* Première Mondiale / World Premiere


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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