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  • Director-Screenwriter

    Ramata-Toulaye Sy

  • With

    Khady Mane, Mamadou Diallo, Binta Racine Sy

  • France-Senegal-Mali 2023. 87min

  • Courtesy of

    Best Friend Forever

  • Language


    With English subtitles


Headstrong Banel and Adama decide to leave their family compound and embark on a project to build their own love nest. When harsh weather conditions unexpectedly blight their village, Adama is forced to put building plans on hold. And with Adama’s attention now drawn elsewhere, Banel is left to contend with the dark shadows that linger from her former marriage. This this is a powerful and atmospheric debut by writer-director Ramata-Toulaye Sy.

Nadia Denton

Content warning

Contains distressing scenes, animal cruelty.

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