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Buud Yam (1997)

In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, ... See full summary »

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Gaston Kaboré

Writer:

Gaston Kaboré
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Credited cast:
Colette Kaboré Colette Kaboré ... Lalle
Joséphine Kaboré Joséphine Kaboré
Mariama Ly Mariama Ly
Amssatou Maïga Amssatou Maïga ... Pughneere
Hyppolite Ouangrawa Hyppolite Ouangrawa
Sévérine Oueddouda Sévérine Oueddouda ... Somkeita
Boureima Ouedraogo Boureima Ouedraogo ... Razugu
Aïcha Waleth Mahamat Aïcha Waleth Mahamat
Augustine Yameogo Augustine Yameogo ... Aunt
Joseph Yanogo Joseph Yanogo
Serge Yanogo Serge Yanogo ... Wend Kuuni
Odilia Yoni Odilia Yoni
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In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, the villagers suspect Wend Kuuni. In order to save Pughneere's life (and his own) he must set out on a journey to find a healer. His quest brings him in contact with people around him and is a journey of self-discovery. Written by Piotr Zembrowski <zembrows@astro.utoronto.ca>

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Drama | Family

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Female Tuareg: What is he? A prince, or a horsethief?
Male Tuareg: What does it matter? He is alive.
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Referenced in The Movie Show: Episode dated 9 March 1997 (1997) See more »

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Country:

Burkina Faso

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Release Date:

10 September 1997 (France) See more »

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