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Si-Gueriki (The Queen Mother)

A Feature film by Idrissou Mora Kpai

Release in France : 05/03/2003

    Synopsis

    Si-Gueriki “The queen mother” is the story of a young man’s confrontation with his culture and traditions. It’s an intimate, personal film…an insider’s view of this ancient culture. The film is also the belated meeting between a son and his two “mothers”.

    Production and distribution

    French distribution :

    Les Films du Raphia

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (4)

    Assistant Director :

    Claude Balogoun

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Akinhola Wazi

    Director of photography :

    Alexandra Kordes

    Music Composer :

    Marianne Entat

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Traditions, Family

    Production country :

    Benin

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Benin)

    Production year :

    2003

    French release :

    05/03/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 3 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    99.278

    Visa issue date :

    07/04/2003

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Awards

    Namur International French-Language Film Festival - 2002

    Namur International French-Language Film Festival (Belgium, 2002)

    Awards

    Golden Bayard for Best Documentary - TV5 Award

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