History of Independence (A)

Genre : Political
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2009
Format : Short

A traditional tale in which a hermit living in a cave is granted three wishes: the beginning of a critical review of 50 years of African independence.

In the early 60 s, Nama and Siré had just got married. Nama decide to settle in a cavee to lead a secluded life and to devote himself to God. One day, God sends an angel to Nama to thank him for being so devoted and asks Nama to take three wishes that he will grant.

Coulibaly Daouda, Mali, France, 2009

Scénario/Script : Daouda COULIBALY
Images/Pictures : Nicolas Frebault
Son/Sound : Gaël Queffurus
Montage/Editing : Daouda Coulibaly
Interprètes/Actors : Yaya Coulibaly, Oumou Doumbia, Fatoumata Sankaré, Habib Dembelé
Durée/Length : 21 min
Format : 35 mm, black & white


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