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Il était une fois l'indépendance

A Short film by Daouda Coulibaly

Produced by Trace Visuelle Productions

Production year : 2009

  • Contents

Actors (8)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Trace Visuelle Productions

Foreign production company :



It is the beginning of the sixties. Nama and Siré have just got married. Very precious marabout, Nama decides to withdraw from the business of men to dedicate his existence to God with his wife. The couple settles down in a cave. Praying night and day, Nama allows himself no pleasure. One day, God sends him an angel who suggests to fulfill three of his wishes.

Full credits (6)

Screenwriter :

Daouda Coulibaly

Production Manager :

Daouda Coulibaly

Sound Mixer :

Gaël Queffurus

Director of Photography :

Nicolas Frébault

Editor :

Daouda Coulibaly

Narrator :

Habib Dembélé

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :


Themes :

Relationships, History

Production language :

French, Bambara, English

Coproducer countries :

France, Mali

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Mali)

Production year :


Runtime :

21 min

Visa number :


Visa issue date :


Production formats :

Mini DV

Color type :

Color and Black & White

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