Bamako

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  118 min.
Release Date: March 30, 2007 (limited)

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Cast: Tiécoura Traoré, Hélène Diarra, Habib Bembélé, Djénéba Koné, Hamadoun Kassogué

Synopsis

Melé, a bar singer, is unhappy in her marriage. Her husband, Chaka, is unemployed and the couple is on the verge of breaking up. Meanwhile, in the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes...

Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako
Studio: Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
Producer(s): Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako
Screenplay: Abderrahmane Sissako

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