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LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS

by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

synopsis

Thirty-year-old Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives alone with her only child, the fifteen-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is not only pregnant but wishes to abort the child, the two women face an impossible situation in a country where abortion is legally and morally condemned.

international title: Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
original title: Lingui, les liens sacrés
country: France, Chad, Germany, Belgium
sales agent: Films Boutique
year: 2021
genre: fiction
directed by: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
film run: 87'
screenplay: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
cast: Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio
cinematography by: Mathieu Giombini
film editing: Marie-Hélène Dozo
producer: Florence Stern
co-producer: Melanie Andernach
production: Pili Films, Made In Germany Filmproduktion, Beluga Tree, Goï Goï Productions (TD)
backing: Canal+ (FR), Canal+ Africa, Ciné+ (FR), TV5 Monde (FR)
distributor: Ad Vitam
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