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Title:

GUIMBA - UN TYRAN, UNE EPOQUE

Title English:GUIMBA, THE TYRANT
Country:Mali 1993
Format:16 mm
Colour:Colour
Language:OF m. engl. UT
Length:93 Minutes
Film series:Jenseits von Europa IV


Director :Sissoko, Cheick Oumar
Screenplay:Sissoko, Cheick Oumar
Cinematography:Cousin, Lionel
Editing:Attia, Kahéna
 Dufour, Joëlle
Music:Risse, Michel
 Sauvageot, Pierre
Sound:Boissau, Martin
  
Cast:Coulibaly, Fatoumata
 Diallo, Lamine
 Maiga, Mouneissa
 Traoré, Fabola Issa
Producer:Ouédraogo, Idrissa
Production company: Centre National de la Cinématographie du Mali (CNCM)
  Direction de la Cinematographie Nationale
  Kora Films
 Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)



Storyline



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Sitakili, a Sahara desert town, lives under the dictatorship of one man, Guimba Dunbaya, and his son Janguine. Kani Coulibaly has been engaged to Janguine since birth. Now a beautiful young woman, many are those who would court her. Yet no suitor dares come out in the open, such is Guimba`s reign of terror. During a courtesy visit to Kani, Janguine falls for Meya, his fiancée`s mother, and wants to marry her. To satisfy his son`s whim, Guimba banishes Mambi, Meya`s husband. Mabi takes refuge in a village of hunters and organises an uprising against the tyrant...

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