Adanggaman

a ROGER GNOAN M'BALA picture

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Title

Adanggaman

Director

Roger Gnoan M’bala

Producer

Tiziana Soudani

Nationality

Swiss

Year

2000

Duration

90'

Language

French, Bambara

Format

Dolby

Ratio

1.85

Original Title

Adanggaman

Synopsis

Synopsis


17th century, West Africa. A typical village on the so-called Slave Coast is destroyed by warriors of the neighboring tyrant Adanggaman. The villagers are taken prisoner and led on the difficult voyage toward Adanggaman’s kingdom, where they will be sold to European slave traders. While trying to save his mother, a defiant young man witnesses love’s ability to overcome hate.

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Press

"Fresh and rousing… Lingers in your mind for days afterward."

The New York Times

Festivals
& Awards

Venice International Film Festival
"Cinema del Presente"

Toronto International Film Festival

Amiens International Film Festival

Moroccan Film Festival in Marrakech

Fespaco

Cast & Crew

Rasmane Ouedraogo
Albertine N’guessan
Ziablé Honoré Goore Bi
Bintou Bakayoko
Director Roger Gnoan M’bala
Screenplay Roger Gnoan M’Bala, Jean-Marie Adlaffi,
Bertin Akaffou
Producer Tiziana Soudani
Director Of Photography Mohammed Soudani
Sound Jean-Pierre Fénié
Art Director Jean-Baptiste Lerro
Editor Monika Goux
Music Lokua Kanza

Releases

USA - New Yorker Films

11.07.2001