Night of Truth (Burkina Faso: 2004)


Fanta Régina Nacro

Cast list

Moussa Cissé
Georgette Paré
Adama Ouédraogo


Written by

Marc Gautron
Fanta Régina Nacro

Music by
Sami Rama
Troupe Naba Yaadega

Cinematography by
Nara Keo Kosal

Film Editing by
Andrée Davanture

Production Design by
Bill Mamadou Traoré


In a fictitious West African country, peace negotiations begin after ten years of civil war. The film captures one tense night of attempted reconciliation where festivities, provocations and violent eruptions threaten to thwart the fragile moment.