Bintou (Burkina Faso: 2001)


Fanta Régina Nacro

Cast list

Bintou: Alima Salouka
Abdel: Hyppolite Ouangrawa


Music: Yacouba Compaore, Mai Lingani

Cinematography: Nara Kero Kosai

Editor: Nano Chesnais


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.

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Title Country Year Director More infos
Adanggaman Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire 2001 Roger Gnoan M'bala
Sia, le rêve du Python Burkina Faso, Miscellaneous 2001 Dani Kouyaté
Bintou Burkina Faso 2001 Fanta Régina Nacro
Gorel, ou le mil promis Burkina Faso 2001 Sékou Traoré
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