30.09. - 09.10.2021

Waiting the Vote Burkina Faso 2010 | 100 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

rated for 0 + years

In a ficticious „gulf republic“ president Koyaga rules. His countless lies and crimes are revealed in the songs of the griot, the West African story-teller. After 21 years of dictatorship his rule finds an end through a coup d'état. Koyaga flees to his native village in order to regain the basis of his power in a magical way employing his mother's and a village wizard's help. The film is a satirical look at the rulership of African dictators and the unfortunate mingling of mythology,magic and politics.

Original title: En attendant le vote
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Missa Hebié
Screenplay: Marcel Beaulieu, Missa Hebié
Cast: Serge Bayala, Ibrahima Mbaye, Baru Oumar Ouédraogo, Maxime Sawadogo, Samira Sawadogo
Producer: Noraogo Sawadogo, Sélim Azzazi
Director of Photography: Frédéric Serve
Music: Wasis Diop
Production Design:
Editor: Idit Bloch, Motandi Ouoba
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Faso Films | Burkina Faso | Phone: +226 70254742 | Email:; Qualia Films; CCM


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