Keswick Film Club - Abouna

Sunday 2nd November 4:30 PM

Abouna 

Director: Mahamet-Saleh Haroun Country: Chad/France
Cert: PG Year: 2002 Length: 84 mins Language: French

Audience Reaction

Score: 56.25% Attendance: 68

Links

  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

As their father disappears into the West African desert, his two sons are left to experience loss, love and exile - but there is humour here too, and rich humanity, not least in the director's heart-warming sensitivity to the tenderness of childhood. Add the vibrancy of African colour, fine acoustic guitar soundtrack, and you relish a rare cinematic treat.

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2003

Firebird Award for Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Critics

open_quote The highest possible refinement of talent close_quote Peter Bradshaw - The Guardian



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