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Tasuma
Tasuma
Director: Daniel Kollo Sanou
From: Burkina Faso
Year: 2003 African Film Minutes: 90
Language: French and Djula with English subtitles
Genre: Comedy

 
A comedy set in contemporary Burkina Faso, Tasuma tells the story of a World War II veteran who has been trying for more than 50 years to obtain his well-deserved military pension. Convinced that he will be paid shortly, Sogo buys a mill on credit for the village. But the money does not arrive. When Sogo is put in prison because he cannot reimburse his loan, the women of the village rally to set him free.

35mm rental: $250
DVD sale: $295
DVD entitled GREAT AFRICAN FILMS - VOL 2- also includes feature film Sia, the Dream of the Python
African Films
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