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Faraw!  Mother of the Dunes -
Faraw!  Mother of the Dunes

Director: Abbdoulaye Ascofaré
From: Mali
Year: 1997 - Minutes: 90
Language: Songhoï with English subtitles
Genre: drama
Format: 35mm
Niche: Africa, Women


Zamiatou is the mother of two quarrelsome boys and a depressed teenage girl. She is also the wife of a man arrested for political reasons who returns from prison mentally and physically destroyed. She struggles hard to survive in a poor and desolate area. She is ready to face anything to keep the family alive except prostituting her beautiful daughter. Her determination will take her far from her family…

 


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