Mahamat Saleh Haroun
Ali Bacha Barkaim Atim
Djibril Ibrahim Moussa
Aziza Hisseine Aicha
Khayar Oumar Defallah Gumar Abatcha
Fatime Hadje Moussa's aunt
Youssouf Djaoro Nassara
Garba Issa Nassara's cousin
Written by: Mahamat Saleh Haroun
Produced by: Abderrahmane Sissako
This film takes place after the Chadian civil war. Atim, a 16 year-old boy, is sent by his grandfather to kill Nassara, the man responsible for killing Atim's father. Atim discovers that Nassara is the owner of a bakery. Nassara ends up taking Atim as an apprentice and treats him like a son. Atim has to choose between avenging his father and forgiving the man he has come to know.
Deborah Young Review: 'Dry Season' Variety (online magazine)
Manohla Dargis A Teenager's Quiet Trek Toward Revenge New York Times
Dayna Oscherwitz. "Dry Season directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (review)". African Studies Review 57.2 (2014): 237-239. Project Muse.