S. Pierre YameogoBurkina Faso – 2005 – More information on this movie

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Sixteen-year-old Pougbila is an exuberant dancer, which causes her peers to remark cattily on her seductive moves. At the same time a village child dies of unexplained causes, Pougbila tells her mother Napoko that she's been raped. However, she refuses to reveal the perpetrator. As child deaths mount, the(bearbeiten) villagers speculate that a witch is behind the tragedies. Under the pretext of protecting his daughter, Pougbila's father hastens to marry her to a nearby villager, ignoring Napoko's objections. After Pougbila leaves, village elders call soothsayer to find the witch who is causing the child deaths. The village soon becomes convinced that Napoko is the evil one and she's chased out of town. Forced to wander the countryside, Napoko seeks refuge in one of the shelters for women accused of witchcraft. Pougbila hears of her mother's fate and sets out to find her and confront the village elders with the truth.

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Language OV moré Subtitles english, deutsch, français
Length 90 min. Screen 1:1.85 - 16:9 PAL, color Sound DD FSK 14 Region code All regions 

African cinema produced by Pierre-Alain Meier


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S. Pierre Yameogo - 2 films


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