La Bouche (2017)

La bouche
2017 | France | Camilo Restrepo | ★★★★★

Camilo Restrepo's La Bouche is a formally stimulating, thematically challenging short film, comprised of tragic yet exhilarating, percussion-heavy Susu-language musical numbers, performed with great verve and intensity by Guinean drummer Mohamed Bangoura and friends.

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"A man learns his daughter has been brutally murdered by her husband. Time stands still as he oscillates between the need for solace and his urge for revenge. A musical featuring Guinean percussion master, Mohamed Bangoura ('Red Devil'), loosely based on his own story." Festival de Cannes


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