Abouna (Our Father)
2002, Chad/France
Dir. Mahamet Saleh Haroun
cert PG, 85 mins

 shown March  2004

Two brothers are abandoned by their father, and embark on a quest of self-discovery in this breathtaking tale of African childhood.

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"...a simple, beautifully told tale with affecting music by the Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure. It's also a most sophisticated piece of filmmaking."                                      Philip French, Guardian 

"One of the year's best films...A future classic, no doubt about it."
                                                       Trevor Johnston, Time Out