About

Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes... Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard. Chaka d...

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Directed by

Abderrahmane Sissako

Written by

Abderrahmane Sissako (Writer)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

France, Mali

Cast

Keywords

africa colonialism female singer mali

Lists

#300 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?