• 1986
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Historical

SARRAOUNIA, a 1986 film from Burkina Faso screened in the US in 1994, is a low-key historical drama depicting a French officer's frenzied obsession with the subjugation of a defiant tribal sorceress-queen whose armed resistance inspires other tribes to join her. Mauritanian filmmaker Med Hondo aims less for an emotional saga of indigenous resistance more

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