Timbuktu

Timbuktu (Mauritania, France)

Synopsis:

Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully with his wife Satima and their children. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails there, but their destiny changes when Kidane accidentally kills Amadou, the fisherman who slaughtered GPS, his beloved cow. He now has to face the new laws of the foreign occupants.

Festivals:
Cannes 2014 (competiţie), Karlovy Vary 2014, Toronto 2014, Helsinki 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2014, Busan 2014, Chicago 2014, Salonic 2014
 
Awards:
Nomination at the Best Foreign Language category - Academy Awards 2015, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Cannes 2014, Best Director - Chicago 2014 
 
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Directed by:
Abderrahmane Sissako
Duration:
12h:00m
Year:
2014
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