Alliance Française Library
|Titre :||Great African films Vol. 2 : Tasuma ; Sia : le rêve du python|
|Type de document :||vidéo|
|Note générale :||"Tasuma" in French and Moore. "Sia" in Bambara. Both have English subtitles. Movie released in 2004 & 2002-|
|Index. décimale :||F-DVD (Films)|
1. Directed by Daniel Kollo Sanau, Tasuma is set in Burkina Faso, and follows Sogo (Mamadou Zerbo), a retired West African soldier who fought with the French army in parts of Indochina and Algeria. Though Sogo has been expecting his pension for over 50 years, red tape has always gotten in the way; this time, he is so confident he will receive his due that he buys his village a grain mill on credit. Unfortunately, his pension isn't waiting for him that day, nor is it available the day after, and so on. Tensions peak when the merchant who sold him the grain mill demands his payment, and an angry Sogo heads to the administrator's office with a shotgun, determined to bring home the money that has been owed to him for more than half of his life. The film also features Besani Raoul Kjalil, Ai Keita, Noufou Papa Ouedraogo, and Serges Henri. 88 minutes.
2. "Sia rêve du python", directed by Dani Kouyate, 2001, 96 mins., Burkina Faso, is, a modern adaptation of a seventh-century African legend. A poor village decides it must make a human sacrifice to a mystical snake god to guarantee a better future. Sia, the most beautiful woman in the village, is chosen for the ritual, but she runs away in revolt. Starring Fatoumata Diawara and Sotigui Kouate.
|Genre :||Fiction francophone|
|Nature (forme/thème) :||Drame|
|Movie in :||Arabic/French|
|Author's country of origin (fiction/CDs/movies) :||Burkina Faso|
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