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Night of Truth, The

Alternative title
Nuit de la VÉritÉ, La
Synopsis
Set in an unnamed African country, after ten years of bloody war, the film dramatises the process of truth and reconciliation, echoing the recent histories of South Africa, Sierra Leone and Rwanda, and highlights not only the female perspective but also the subtleties and complexities of learning to live together again in trust and respect.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
Burkina Faso; France
Year of release
2006
Year of production
2004
Documentation
Accompanying illustrated booklet with essays, film reviews, an interview with Fanta Regina Nacro, biography and filmography.
Subjects
Development studies; Politics & government; Film Studies
Keywords
Africa; civil war; developing countries; feature films; foreign language films; genocide

Credits

Director
Fanta Régina Nacro
Cast
Naky Sy Savane 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
100 minutes
Year
2006

Distributor

Name

BFI Video

Email
video.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8957
Fax
020 7957 8968
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
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