The Night of Truth

La Nuit de la vérité

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Dir. Fanta Régina Nacro

France-Burkina Faso 2005 | Colour | 100 mins | Cert 18 | Drama

Cast: Naky Sy Savané, Moussa Cissé

In her poetic and visually stunning feature debut, director Fanta Régina Nacro has no qualms about portraying extreme violence while leading her story to an unexpected bid for peace. Set in an unnamed country racked by a decade-long genocidal civil war, The Night of Truth tells the story of the efforts of the opposing community leaders to overcome their differences. The film provides a compelling, suspenseful and compassionate insight into the difficulties of consigning years of murderous aggression to the past.

Available on: DVD, 35mm


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