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by Emmanuel Gras


In Congo, a young peasant dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. Set out on dangerous and exhausting roads in order to trade the fruit of his work, he discovers the value of his effort and the price to pay for his dreams.

international title: Makala
original title: Makala
country: France
sales agent: Les Films du Losange
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Emmanuel Gras
film run: 96'
screenplay: Emmanuel Gras
cast: Kabwita Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo
cinematography by: Emmanuel Gras
film editing: Karen Benainous
music: Gaspar Claus
producer: Nicolas Anthomé, Carmen Leroi
production: bathysphere
distributor: Les Films du Losange


main awards/selection

Cannes 2017Critics' Week, Nespresso Grand Prize
Toronto 2017TIFF Docs

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