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KINI & ADAMS

Directed by : Idrissa OUEDRAOGO

     Country : BURKINAFASO

Length : 93 minutes

Synopsis

A no man's land, in Southern Africa, a vast region where destitute peasants eke out a living. Adams and Kini are friends bound by a dream of making it to the city and hitting the big time. Instead, they invest their time and meager earnings into repairing an old beat-up car. Under the pressure of Kini's wife, they finally give up until the time where a workist, which could bring them a decent living and fulfill their dreams, is going to settle.
And then that the dream seems to turn out as reality, an unsuspected rivalry breaks out between the two friends and endanger their relationship. Can their friendship stand up to opposed interests ?

Credits

Idrissa OUEDRAOGO - Director

Idrissa OUEDRAOGO - Script / Dialogue

Olivier LORELLE - Script / Dialogue

Santiago AMIGORENA - Script / Dialogue

Jean-Paul MEURISSE - Cinematography

Wally BADAROU - Music

Monica COLEMAN - Film Editor

Heather CAMERON - Set decorator

Casting

John KANI - Ben

Vusi KUNENE - Kini

David MOHLOKI - Adams

Nthati MOSHESH - Aïda

Netsayi CHIGWENDERE - Binja

Photos

Film poster © DR

In Competition – Feature Films 1997

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