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Title:

DELWENDE

Title French:DELWENDE - LÈVE-TOI ET MARCHE
Country:Burkina Faso; Schweiz; Frankreich 2005
Format:35 mm
Colour:Colour
Language:OF m. dt. UT
Length:89 Minutes
Film series:Jenseits von Europa IX


Director :Yaméogo, S. Pierre
Screenplay:Yaméogo, S. Pierre
Screenplay by:Diarha, Napoko
Cinematography:Hassler, Jürg
Editing:Ané, Jean-Christophe
Music:Diop, Wasis
Sound:Traoré , Issa
  
Cast:Ilboudo, Claire
 Komboudri, Abdoulaye
 Yaméogo, Blandine
 Zongo, Célestin
Producer:Yaméogo, S. Pierre
Production company:Dunia Productions



Storyline



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Set in the villages of Burkina Faso, Delwende is a powerful and vibrant story of a woman`s rebellion against anachronistic and sexist traditions. Napoko, a determined mother, has several problems to face. He young daughter is raped and then, much to her distress, Napoko`s husband Diarrha wants to rush their daughter into an arranged marriage. When Napoko is accused of witchcraft and infanticide, she is forced to flee to a women`s shelter in Ouagadougou. (Africultures)