30.09. - 09.10.2021

Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana Mali 2010 | 110 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Sidy F. Diabaté

Sidy F. Diabaté is a director from Mali. Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana received an award for Best Production Design at the Panafrican Film and TV Festival FESPACO in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

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Huge kingdoms once fought for supremacy in the region of today's Mali. Bambara was the mightiest of them and Da Monzon, son of Monzon Diarra, the most famous king, ever to inhabit the throne in Ségou. His victory against the army of King Bassi Diakité of Samanyana was his greatest triumph. Sidi Diabatés film, commissioned by Mali's minister of culture and produced by Mali's National Cinema Centre, tells the story of this legendary battle in breathtaking images.

Original title: Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Bambara
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Sidy F. Diabaté
Screenplay: Sidy F. Diabaté, Ibrahim Touré
Cast: Namory Diabaté, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Kadidia Coulibaly, Magma Gabriel Konaté
Producer: Anne Juul, Moussa Ouane
Director of Photography: Mohamed Lamine Touré, Abdramane Somé
Music: Bina Koumaré
Production Design: Modibo Ba
Editor: Seydou Koné
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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