First screened in April 2017
Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo. Cast: Moussa Blogo, Aoua Guiraud, Assita Ouedraogo, Salif Ouedraogo, Fatima Ouedraogo, Omar Ouedraogo, Rasmane Ouedraogo. Screenplay: Idrissa Ouedraogo.
Underseen Burkinabe drama emits a quiet power, but that simplicity disguises structural gambits and political questions.
By the standards of West African filmmaking, Ouedraogo looms large, but still too few people know his work, and this is a representative jewel.
Photo © 1987 Les Films de l'Avenir
Not yet reviewed in full.