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Our Lady of the Nile

A Feature film by Atiq Rahimi

Produced by Les Films du Tambour, Chapter 2

Production year : 2019


    Rwanda, 1973.
    Our Lady of the Nile is a prestigious Catholic boarding school perched high on a hill, where teenage girls are groomed to be the Rwandan elite. Graduation on the horizon, they share the same dormitory, the same dreams and concerns.
    But throughout the country as well as within the school, deep-seated antagonisms rumble. Changing these young girls’ lives – and the entire nation – forever.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films du Tambour, Chapter 2

    Foreign production company :

    Belga Productions

    French distribution :

    Bac Films Distribution

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Indie Sales

    Full credits (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Marie Legrand, Rani Massalha, Dimitri Rassam

    Screenwriters :

    Atiq Rahimi, Ramata Sy

    Editor :

    Hervé de Luze

    Author of original work :

    Scholastique Mukasonga

    Director of Photography :

    Thierry Arbogast

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production language :

    French, Kinyarwanda

    Coproducer countries :

    France (81.53%), Belgium (18.47%)

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Belgium)

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    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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