The clear winner of our Members' Choice vote on three recent non-mainstream films. A teenage boy, Atim, sets out to avenge the death of his father, murdered during Chadís recent, near-40-year civil war. But his fatherís killer, Nassara, turns out to be a hard-working and charitable man whom he comes to respect, and Atim grows increasingly fond of Nassaraís beautiful, pregnant wife, Aicha. Chadís leading film director turns the story into a slow-burning, subtle thriller and an exploration of how this landlocked African countryís Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working.
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Starring: Ali Barkai, Youssouf Djaoro, Aziza Hisseine
Original Release: 2007
Showing: Monday, 12 November, 2007 at 7:30pm
Certificate: PG
Running Time: 95 mins
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