30.09. - 09.10.2021

Wùlu Mali, France, Senegal 2016 | 95 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Daouda Coulibaly

Daouda Coulibaly is a Franko-Malian director and became known outside Mali through hisshort film Tinyè So (2010). Wùlu is his debut feature. 

rated for 0 + years
20-year old Ladji is a bus driver in the Malian capital Bamako trying hard to get his sister Aminata away from prostitution. When he is passed over for promotion, he turns to a friend who is a drug dealer and who owes him a favour. Supported by his friends, Ladji begins smuggling cocaine by the kilo from Guinea to Mali and quickly rises to the top of the tree in the regional dealers' network. Now he can afford whatever he wants, women and a lifestyle he's previously never even dreamed of. But the price Ladji has to pay is high. "Wùlu is the Malian Scarface“ (Le Point).
Original title: Wùlu
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Bambara, French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Daouda Coulibaly
Screenplay: Daouda Coulibaly
Cast: Ibrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Habib Dembele
Producer: Eric Névé
Director of Photography: Pierre Milon
Music: Eric Neveux
Production Design:
Editor: Julien Leloup
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp encrypted
German Distributor:
World Sales: Indie Sales
Production: La Chauve-Souris
Contact: Martin Gondre, Indie Sales:


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