LE POIDS DU SERMENT

Sibiri and Nyama are supposed to be friends. They both belong to a brotherhood of hunters and even swore a loyalty oath. However, by the time they are hunting together again Sibiri pushes Nyama in a well because he is in love with Nyama’s wife Sarah. After his return to the village he publishes an obituary. However, after months his friend returns to town. He is suffering from amnesia and has joined a sect. Sibiri who was confident of Nyama’s dead goes crazy. And Nyama starts to remember.

Burkina Faso 2009
Regie: Daniel Sanou Kollo
87min, 35mm, Farbe, OmU

2011, Archive, Feature Film, Fiction Film Award, Fiction Film Competition, International Competition, Preis des Landes Tirol

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