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Name: Heremakono

Country: Mauretanien; Frankreich

Year of publication: 2002

Format: DVD; 35mm

Color: color

Language : OF m. dt. UT

Duration: 95 Minuten

Direction: Sissako, Abderrahmane

Screenplay: Sissako, Abderrahmane

Camera: Besse, Jacques

Editing: Ben Rachid, Nadia

Sound: Ouvrier, Antoine; Mbow, Alioune

Actor: Ould, Khatra Abdel Kader; Ould, Maata Mohamed Abdeid; Mahmoud, Mohamed Ould Mohamad; Diakité, Nana; Mint, Fatimetou Ahmeda; Dabo, Makafing; Mint, Nèma Choueikh


This award-winning film tells in tranquil, captivatingly beautiful images the story of the people of the small Mauritanian coastal town of Nouadhibou, who are awaiting their departure for Europe. Among them is Abdallah, who visits his mother one last time. A cinematic reflection on leaving and staying.