- Original title
Le chagrin des oiseaux (Timbuktu)
- Running time
- 97 min.
Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall
Sofian El Fani
Abel Jafri, Hichem Yacoubi, Kettly Noël, Toulou Kiki, Ibrahim Ahmed, Layla Walet Mohamed, Mehdi A.G. Mohamed, Fatoumata Diawara, Adel Mahmoud Cherif, Salem Dendou, Mamby Kamissoko, Yoro Diakité, Cheik A.G. Emakni, Zikra Oualet Moussa, Weli Cleib
Les Films du Worso, Dune Vision, Arches Films, arte France Cinéma, Orange Studio
Drama | Based On A True Story. Religion. Africa
- Synopsis / Plot
- Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed aka Pino) lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima (Toulou Kiki), his daughter Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and Issan (Mehdi Ag Mohamed), their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith.
: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: 7 Cesar Awards: including Best Film and Director. 8 Nom.
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Film
: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection
: Chicago Film Festival: Best Director
: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Picture and Foreign Language Film
: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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