Makala

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Makala

Directed by Emmanuel Gras

  • France 2017; 96 min
  • Original version: Swahili, French
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Nespresso Grand Prize, Special Mention (L'oeil d'or-Prix du documentaire) - La Semaine de la Critique
    • Special Mention - BFI London IFF
    • Teenage Jury Award - Porto/Post/Doc

Synopsis

In Congo, a young peasant dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. Set out on dangerous and exhausting roads in order to trade the fruit of his work, he discovers the value of his effort and the price to pay for his dreams.

Production

  • BATHYSPHERE PRODUCTIONS

     

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