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Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the inhabitants suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. Women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family seem to be spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes when Kidane accidentally kills Amadou, the fisherman who slaughtered "GPS," his beloved cow. He now has to face the new laws of the foreign occupants.

  • Year
    2015
  • Runtime
    97'
  • Language
    fr
  • Country
    France, Mauritania
  • Note
    In French with English subtitles
  • Director
    Abderrahmane Sissako
  • Screenwriter
    Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall
  • Cast
    Ibrahim Ahmed dit Pino, Abel Jafri, Hichem Yacoubi