Cert: PG Year: 2002 Length: 84 mins Language: French
As their father disappears into the West African desert, his two sons are left to experience loss, love and exile - but there is humour here too, and rich humanity, not least in the director's heart-warming sensitivity to the tenderness of childhood. Add the vibrancy of African colour, fine acoustic guitar soundtrack, and you relish a rare cinematic treat.
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2003
Firebird Award for Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
The highest possible refinement of talent
Peter Bradshaw - The Guardian
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