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The Hearts Cry

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Language  French
6/10 IMDb

Director  Idrissa Ouedraogo
Country  Burkina Faso France
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Release date  Venice Film Festival: September 1994 France: April 5, 1995
Writer  Jacques Akchoti, Robert Gardner, Idrissa Ouedraogo

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The Heart's Cry (French: Le Cri du coeur) is a 1994 Burkinabé/French drama film directed by Idrissa Ouedraogo.

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The hearts cry


Plot

Moctar is a young boy who, although born in France, has grown up in Mali. At the age of eleven, he moves with his family to live in Paris. Moctar struggles to adjust to life in France, and is homesick for Africa. He begins to see visions of a hyena in the street. When he tells people, nobody believes him. He is laughed at by his schoolmates and sent to the school psychologist. He meets a man in the street called Paulo who helps Moctar to understand his visions.

Cast

  • Richard Bohringer as Paulo
  • Saïd Diarra as Moctar
  • Félicité Wouassi as Saffi
  • Alex Descas as Ibrahim Sow
  • Clémentine Célarié as Deborah
  • Jean-Yves Gautier as Paul Guerin
  • Cheik Doukouré as Mamadou
  • Adama Ouédraogo as Adama
  • Ginette Fabet as Firmine
  • Adama Kouyaté as Grandfather
  • Valérie Gil as Miss Romand
  • Grégoire Le Du as Olivier
  • Reception

    It won the OCIC Award - Honorable Mention at the 1994 Venice Film Festival.

    References

    The Heart's Cry Wikipedia
    The Hearts Cry IMDb The Hearts Cry themoviedb.org


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