Gorel, ou le mil promis (Burkina Faso: 2001)

Director

Sékou Traoré

Cast list

Rasmané Ouédraogo

Leïla Tall

Amadou Bourou

Alain Héma

Credits

Camera Director: Paul Djibilé

Director of Sound: Issa Traoré Senior

Directors of MusicPape Pathé Dieye, Mohamed Hafsa

 

Synopsis

A Wouro Village in Burkina Faso is struck with famine and drought when the rain seasons do not come. With no food or water, Gorel, the main character’s only option is to travel a far distance fatigued from hunger and thirst to obtain international food support.

Reviews

Barlet, Olivier, "Gourel Ou Le Mil Promis". Africultures

Responsabilites Historiques des Etudiants Africains by Sekou Traore, Lucy Creevey Behrman, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 8, Supplements A & B (1975), p. 133

Les intellectuels africains face au marxisme by Sekou Traore, Nicola Trozzi, Africa: Rivista trimestrale di studi e documentazione dell’Istituto italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Anno 38, No. 4 (DICEMBRE 1983), pp. 658-659

Population et activite economique dans la transformation de secteur rural au Mali: Forces d’inertie et facteurs de changement. by Bibi Diawara; Sekou Traore, D.H.Population and Development Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Dec., 1975), pp. 332-333

Responsabilités historiques des étudiants africains by Sekou TRAORE, Andrée RODDE, Revue française de pédagogie, No. 28 (JUILLET-AOUT-SEPTEMBRE 1974), p. 67