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Author: Cheick Oumar SissokoDiarrah SonogoKora Films (Firm)Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.Centre national de production cinématographique du Mali.All authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], ©1990.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : BambaraView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of two women's rebellion. Nanyuma, a young widow, refuses her brother-in-law, the village fool, when he asserts his traditional right to "inherit" her. Fili, a young girl sent from the city by her conservative father, is brutally circumcised by the village women who are scandalized that she resists the age-old custom.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cheick Oumar Sissoko; Diarrah Sonogo; Kora Films (Firm); Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.; Centre national de production cinématographique du Mali.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 24261948
Language Note: In Bambara and French with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in Mali as motion picture.
Credits: Picture, Cheik Hamalla Keïta; camera, Mamadou Famakan Coulibaly, Mohamed Lamine Touré; editor, Ouoba Motandi.
Cast: Diarrah Sonogo Koti, Oumar Namory Keïta, Saïdou Touré.
Description: 1 videocassette (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Other Titles: Rebellion
Dance for the heroes
Responsibility: une co-production, Kora Films, ZDF, CNPC ; scénario et réalisation, Cheick Oumar Sissoku.

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Tells the story of two women's rebellion. Nanyuma, a young widow, refuses her brother-in-law, the village fool, when he asserts his traditional right to "inherit" her. Fili, a young girl sent from the city by her conservative father, is brutally circumcised by the village women who are scandalized that she resists the age-old custom.

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