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Maluala - directed by Sergio Giral

Director:
Pascal Plisson
From: France/Kenya
Year: 2005African Film Minutes: 94
Language: Maa with English subtitles
Genre: Epic Drama

Faced with a drought that endangers the continuity of their people, Masai elders are convinced that they have been cursed by the Red God -- the God of Vengeance. Following the death of the war chief, a group of adolescents must now cross over to adulthood, forced to quickly form a new generation of inexperienced but brave warriors. The young men must bring back the mane of a legendary lion, which appears at every critical period of Masai history to appease the wrath of the Red God and bring back the rains. The survival of their culture depends on this quest.

"A story of initiation, friendship, teamwork and sacrifice set on the vast ochre savannah of Kenya, Masai: The Rain Warriors builds slowly to a powerful and touching finale." -Lisa Nesselson, Variety

"With a documentary-like authenticity and major movie production values, this gorgeous drama takes us deep into the life of the Masai in East Africa. The story may be fiction, but the actors and the culture are completely real.” -Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall

35 mm: $250
DVD sale: $195

Public libraries and K-12 DVD sale: $24.95

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Maluala - directed by Sergio Giral

 

Maluala - directed by Sergio Giral

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