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Med Hondo

Sarraounia

Edition 1987
120' - 1986 - War, Drama - Dialogue: French
Director: Med Hondo Composer: Pierre Akendengue, Abdoulaye Cissé With: Aï Keïta, Jean-Roger Milo, Féodor Atkine, Didier Sauvegrain, Roger Mirmont
On January 2 1899, starting from the French Soudan, a french column under the commandment of the captains Voulet and Chanoine is send against the black Sultan Rabah in what is now the Cameroun. Those captains and their african mercenary troops destroy and kill everything they find on their path. The French autority try to stop them sending orders and a second troop but the captains even kill the emissaries who are reaching them. Sarraounia, queen of the Aznas, have heared about the exactions. Clever in war tactics and in witchcraft, she decides to resist and stop those mad men.

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Credits

Director

Med Hondo

Composer

Pierre Akendengue, Abdoulaye Cissé

With

Aï Keïta, Jean-Roger Milo, Féodor Atkine, Didier Sauvegrain, Roger Mirmont

Scenario

Carole Marquand

Director of Photography

Guy Famechon

Editor

Marie-Therese Boiché

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Burkina Faso, France

Year

1986

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