Quelque part vers Conakry 1992
1h 18min | Drama | 16 June 1993 (France)
1971: Guinea, thirteen years after independence. A revolutionary storm is brewing on the streets of the city of Fria. Somewhere near Conakry – Children play, far from the adults’ worries. The gigantic land stretches from the savanna to the marshes. In this mosaic of people in conflict, Jacques leads his warriors though an Africa that has been torn apart, where only children and the elderly have kept a innocent look in their eyes. Beyond the taboos and laws governing the country, Jacques and Madiou, the little African boy, will experience the trial of friendship and parting.
Early 1970’s in Guinea. Two twelve year old, Jacques a French white boy and Madiou a Guinean black kid live a careless youth, until the revolution which will try their friendship.
Director: Francoise Ebrard
Actors: Pierre Bouchet, Ioana Craciunesca, Abdoulaye Diallo
France (in french) 1992
It is well acted by the kids and adults. The story line is nice though nothing innovative. I think it depicts pretty well life as it would have been there. Worth seeing.
Director: Françoise Ebrard
Writer: Françoise Ebrard
Stars: Damien MacDonald, Ibrahim Oury Bah, Pascal N’Zonzi