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Faro: Goddess of the Waters

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Year of participation 2008
Program Non-competition Programs

Faro: Goddess of the Waters
Producer(s) Philippe Quinsac, Daniel Morin, Bärbel Mauch, Salif Traoré, Ismaël Oueadrogo
Director(s) Salif Traoré
Script Salif Traoré, Olivier Lorelle
Director of Photography Jean-Pierre Gauthier
Production designer Bakary Ouattara
Music by Bassékou Koutaté
Sound Jean-Sébastien Roy
Edit Laure Budin
Cast Sotigui Kouyate, Fili Traoré, Michel Mpambara, Habib Dembele, Helene M. Diarra
Production company(-ies) Canal Horizons, PAV Communication (FR), Boreal Films (CA), Sarama Films, D.C.N., Bärbel Mauch Film (DE)
 

Synopsis

Zanga, a child born out of wedlock, is driven out of his village. After many years, he returns to find out who his father is. At the moment of his arrival, something happens that the villagers interpret as the river spirit Faro’s angry reaction to Zanga’s coming.

Moscow Cinema
 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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