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Young French Cinema 2022: Above Water

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12-years-old Houlaye lives in Niger, and travels several kilometers each day to fetch water. The village got together to construct a well. This is the promise of a new life for people who have literally been walking on water since birth.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    90 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    France, Belgium
  • Rating
  • Director
    Aïssa Maïga
  • Screenwriter
    Ariane Kirtley, Aïssa Maïga
  • Producer
    Yves Darondeau, Emmanuel Priou
  • Co-Producer
    Jean-François Camilleri, Serge Hayat, Raphaël Perchet
  • Cast
  • Cinematographer
    Roussian Dion
  • Editor
    Linda Attab, Isabelle Devinck
  • Music
    Uèle Lamore