Silmandé (Tourbillon) (Burkina Faso: 1998)


S. Pierre Yameogo

Cast list

Amadou Bourou

Ali Guentas

Abdoulaye Komboudri

Anne Roussel

Saida Sallem

Halidou Sawadogo

Doua Sibide

Jeanne d'Arc Yaméogo


Writers- Joïadé Philippe, S. Pierre Yameogo

Producer- Emmanuel de Soria

Music- Wasis Diop

Cinematography- Jean Clavé

Film Editing- Jean Dubreuil

Sound Editor- Jean Dubreuil

Foley Artist- Christophe Bourreau


In a West African city, Mouni (Amadou Bourou) is negotiating a rice contract with the government but finds himself and his family stifled at every turn by deep institutional corruption.


John Seal. "Excellent African drama". 8/10, S. Pierre Yameogo. 26 December 2000. Web.

Al-Mousawi, N. “Pierre Yameogo. 1998. Silmande (tourbillon).” Ufahamu : Journal of the African Activist Association. 32 (2005): 161-170. Print.

Author: Lorenzo Carrara

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