Bintou (Burkina Faso: 2001)

Director

Fanta Régina Nacro

Cast list

Alima Salouka                                    Bintou

Hyppolite Ouangrawa                      Abdel

Credits

Music by                 Yacouba Compaore

Mai Lingani

Cinematography    Nara Kero Kosai

Edited by                 Nano Chesnais

Synopsis

Bintou wants to make sure that her daughter goes to school, but her husband Abel doesn’t think it’s worth it because money should only go to the boys’ education. Bintou won’t give up and starts her own business to earn the extra money. But Abel, scared that he is losing control tries to sabotage her efforts.

Academic Reviews:

Archer, Ina Diane. “14th Annual African Film Festival”. Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media 48.2 (2007): 206–208.