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XIME - SANA NA N'HADA
xime
guinea bissau
a film by  SANA NA N'HADA film 93'
in Criollo, Portuguese - subtitled in French/ in English - 35mm / beta sp pal 4/3 - photography: all rights reserved
Xime, 1962. Iala is confronted with losing the authority over his two sons. Raul, the elder son, had been sent to the seminary. In fact, he joined the liberation movement against the Portuguese colonial regime. Bedan, the younger son, remaining behind the village, is in opposition to the
traditional authority of the village elders and he is secretly in love wi th his father's young bride to be. The colonial authorities are also in turmoil. When Raul returns to the village, events escalate, then rapidly lead to the violence which forces everyone to make a choice.
author-director SANA NA N'HADA - producers JACQUES BIDOU, JEAN PIERRE GALLEPE, HILLIE MOLENAAR, JOOP VAN WIJK - productions LES MATINS FILMS, MOLENWIEK FILM BV, ARCO IRIS - JOSé TAMBA, JUSTINO NETO, AFUL NACKA - image MELLE VAN ESSEN - sound JEAN PIERRE LAFORCE, PHILIPPE SENECHAL - music MALAM MANé, PATRICIO WANG - year of production 1994 - RPCA 84 202
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