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Hamalla is banished from his village in Mali, due to ancient prejudices. He returns four years later versed in modern technology at a time in which the village's future hangs on the brink ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Modibo Traoré Modibo Traoré ... Hammala
Djénéba Koné Djénéba Koné ... Sokona
Fily Traoré Fily Traoré ... Seriba
Hamadoun Kassogué Hamadoun Kassogué ... Sibiri
Siaka Diarra Siaka Diarra ... Namory
Sory Ibrahima Koïta Sory Ibrahima Koïta ... Fakourou
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Hamalla is banished from his village in Mali, due to ancient prejudices. He returns four years later versed in modern technology at a time in which the village's future hangs on the brink as the holy well of the ancestors, symbol of the spirituality of the entire community, is contaminated. In the face of epidemic, Hamalla's must convince the villagers of the need to purify the water.

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Country:

Mali | France

Language:

French | Mandingo | Bambara

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1 April 2005 (USA) See more »

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Mali

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