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Title:

W.A.K.A

Subtitle:POUR SON FILS ELLE EST PRÊTE À TOUT
Country:Kamerun 2014
Format:digital; DCP
Colour:Colour
Language:OF m. dt. UT
Length:98 Minutes
Film series:14. African Film Festival


Director :Ellong, Francoise
Screenplay:Kakouang, Seraphin
Cinematography:Moren, Thomas
Editing:Carroll, Dan
Music:James, Saul
  
Cast:Bakalack, Patricia
 Bomo Bomo, Alain
 Henry, Bruno



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Douala, Cameroon: When her boss finds out that Mathilde is pregnant, she loses her job as a waitress. She still decides to keep the child. But after the birth, not even her mother is prepared to support her. In her struggle for survival and in trying to provide her son Adam with a better life, Mathilda makes a decision that is to have grave consequences...
The film title W.A.K.A stands for "A Woman acts for her Kid Adam".  Director Francoise Ellong takes an uncompromising look at the dilemma faced by a single mother in Cameroon, as she risks her life for her son`s well-being.
The film was shown in cinemas in Cameroon and won awards in Morocco and at the Pan-African Film Festival in Cannes, among others. 

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