Guled and Nasra are a loving couple, living in the outskirts of Djibouti city with their teenage son Mahad. However, they are facing difficult times: Nasra urgently needs an expensive operation to treat chronic kidney disease. Guled is already working hard as a gravedigger to make ends meet: how will they find the money to save Nasra and keep the family together? A tender tribute to the power of family, movingly depicting resilience in the face of adversity.
Starring Omar Abdi, Yasmin Warsame, Kadar Abdoul-Aziz Ibrahim
Dir. Khader Ayderus Ahmed | 2021 | Finland / Germany / France / Somalia / Qatar
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
African Movie Academy Awards: Winner, Best Actor, Best Film; Nominee, Best Director
Cannes Film Fest: Nominee, Critics’ Week Grand Prize, Golden Camera
Luxor African Film Fest: Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Jury Prize
Somalian submission for Best International Film at 2023 Academy Awards
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