Le Cri du Coeur

Writer/director Ouedraogo, maker of the acclaimed Yaaba, travelled to Paris from his native Burkina Faso to shoot this intriguing tale of an African boy adjusting to life in France, where he's troubled by memories and visions of his homeland. Although the overall feel isn't as idiomatic as the film-maker's previous work, Bohringer is on mercurial form as the former truckdriver who befriends the child, and the blend of the experiences of two worlds and cultures is arresting, if not fully achieved.

By: TJ

Release details

Duration: 86 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo
Screenwriter: Robert Gardner, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Achoti
Cast: Richard Bohringer
Saïd Diarra
Félicité Wouassi
Alex Descas
Clémentin Célarié
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