100 Days (Rwanda: 2001)

Director

Nick Hughes

Cast list

Eric Bridges Twahirwa
Cleophas Kabasita
Davis Kagenza
Mazimpaka Kennedy
Davis Kwizera
David Mulwa
Denis Nsanzamahoro
Justin Rusandazangabo

Credits

Produced by Nick Hughes & Eric Kabera
Written by Nick Hughes
Music by Cecile Kayiregawa, Steve Parr &, Sharon Rose
Cinematography by Nick Hughes
Edited by Kavaila Matu

Synopsis

This film is a dramatization of events that occurred during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. The title of the film is a reference to the time period of the genocide from April 6 to July 1994. It was shot in Kibuye where the genocide had taken place.The movie is centered around Josette; a young Tutsi girl who struggles to survive the killings. Josette takes refuge in a church, while her brother is being hunted down and is murdered. Her boyfriend is saved by the rescue of some rebels. However, the Hutu priest betrays Josette's family, but agrees to spare her life only if she submits to sexual violations. Once she is reunited with her boyfriend, neither can fathom the horrid reality that has become of their lives. Josette becomes pregnant with the priest's child; however, she abandons the baby.

Reviews

Harvey, Dennis. "100 Days.Variety (online magazine).