by Med Hondo2h001986Burkina-Faso, France

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On January 2 1899, starting from the French Soudan, a french column under the commandment of the captains Voulet and Chanoine is send against the Sultan Rabah in Niger. Those captains and their african mercenary troops destroy and kill everything they find on their path. The French autority try to stop them sending orders and a second troop but the captains even kill the emissaries who are reaching them. Sarraounia, queen of the Aznas, decides to resist and stop the invasion. 

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Directed by : Med Hondo
    • Screenplay : Med Hondo
    • Editor : Marie-Thérèse Boiché
    • Original score : Pierre Akendengué
    • Producer : Med Hondo
    • Œuvre originale : Mamani Abdoulaye
    • Chef opérateur : Guy Famechon
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1986
    • French release date : 26 novembre 1986
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : français

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