Most Popular Kriolu-Language Feature Films


1. Mortu Nega (1988)

85 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The story of a woman who searches through the country for her husband, a resistant, while the war for independence is raging. She finds him at last and saves his life. When peace finally ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Bia Gomes, Tunu Eugenio Almada, Mamadu Uri Balde, Pedro da Silva

Votes: 40

2. Udju Azul di Yonta (1992)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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A beautiful, intelligent and flirtatious young girl, Yonta, is secretly in love with a friend of her parents, Vicente, a hero of the war of independence. Vicente is unaware of her passion ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Jorge Quintino Biague, Marcelo Cabral, Jacquelina Camara, Rui Manuel da Costa

Votes: 78

3. Po di Sangui (1996)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Done in the style of an African folk tale, this film, a collaboration between European and African countries, is said to be among the most elaborate, high tech film in African film. ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Dulcenia Bidjanque, Djuco Bodjan, Dadu Cisse, Edna Evora

Votes: 30

4. N'tturudu (1986)

84 min

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Bejo, 12 years old, lives with his brother Mario, a sculptor. Having heard the news on the radio his dream is to see the Bissau carnival, but he has been forbidden to do so. He escapes, ... See full summary »

Director: Umban U'kset | Stars: Man Acqlino, Joao Bento, Bia Gomes, Faustino Gomes