by Idrissa Ouedraogo 1h30min Burkina-Faso 1989
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by Idrissa Ouedraogo

A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana. Everybody calls her 'Witch' but Bila himself calls her 'Yaaba' (grandmother). When Bilas cousin Nopoko gets sick it is Sana's medicine who saves her.

Status of the VoD copy

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  • Fatima Sanga : Yaaba
  • Noufou Ouedraogo : Bila
  • Roukietou Barry : Nopoko
  • And with: Adama Ouedraogo, Amadé Touré, Sibidou Ouedraogo


  • Director Idrissa Ouedraogo
  • Scenario Idrissa Ouedraogo
  • Photo director Matthias Kälin
  • Sound Jean-Paul Mugel
  • Editing Loredana Cristelli
  • Original music Francis Bebey
  • Production Compagny Arcadia Films, La Sept Cinéma, Les Films de l'Avenir, Thelma Film AG
  • Distributor La Traverse

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1989
  • Release date for France08/14/1989
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageMoré
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