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Gaston Kaboré

Wend Kuuni (Het geschenk van God)

75' - 1982 - Drama - Dialogue: Mooré
Director: Gaston Kaboré Composer: René B. Guirma With: Serge Yanogo, Rosine Yanogo, Joseph Nikiema
In pre-colonial times a peddler crossing the savanna discovers a child lying unconscious in the bush. When the boy comes to, he is mute and cannot explain who he is. The peddler leaves him with a family in the nearest village. After a search for his parents, the family adopts him, giving him the name Wend Kuuni (God's Gift) and a loving sister with whom he bonds. Wend Kuuni regains his speech only after witnessing a tragic event that prompts him to reveal his own painful history.

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Credits

Director

Gaston Kaboré

Composer

René B. Guirma

With

Serge Yanogo, Rosine Yanogo, Joseph Nikiema

Director of Photography

Sékou Ouedraogo

Editor

Andrée Davanture

More information

Dialogue

Mooré

Countries of production

Burkina Faso

Year

1982

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