Nothing’s the Same (Le Tournant D’une Vie) (Burundi: 2007)


Linda Kamuntu

Cast list

Anemone- Ginette Mahoro

Nicolas- Abdul Karim Bakundukize

Mother- Sarah Bitupwa

Father- Faustin Mugisha

Souzane- Nadia Harushimana

Antionette- Jacquie Muranga

Doctor- Linda Kamuntu

Nurse- Carine Kamariza


Director : Linda Kamuntu

Writer: Lyse Elsie Hakizimana

Director of Photography: Emannuel Heri

Camera: Landry Rukemampunzi

Sound: Bosco Nsoro Gahima

Editing: Emmanuel Heri

Stagehand: Patrick Bihute

HMC: Lyse Elsie Hakizimana

Associate producer: Joseph Kapoma

Executive Producer: Christopher Redmond


" Africa " by Jeremie Hakeshimana

" Mpore Mama" by Appolinaire Habonimana


This film follows Anemone, a beautiful, young woman and who is excitedly awaiting her wedding day, until she is targeted and raped by two men. She struggles with accepting what has happened and questions whether or not her fiance will stay with her. Will true love be enough to conquer the stigma of rape?