Daratt = Dry season = Saison sèche (DVD video, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Daratt = Dry season = Saison sèche

Author: Mahamat Saleh HarounAbderrahmane SissakoFranck-Nicolas ChelleAli Bacha BarkaïYoussouf DjaoroAll authors
Publisher: New York : ArtMattan Productions [distributor], [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : ArabicView all editions and formats
Summary:
The government of Chad granted amnesty to war criminals in 2006, following forty years of civil strife. Atim, age 16, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may find and kill the man who killed his father. Atim quickly locates Nassara, now married and living as a baker in a nearby village. Pretending to be looking for work, Atim is hired as an apprentice baker. Despite his disgust, Atim gradually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mahamat Saleh Haroun; Abderrahmane Sissako; Franck-Nicolas Chelle; Ali Bacha Barkaï; Youssouf Djaoro; Aziza Hisseine; ArtMattan Productions.
Language Note: In Arabic and French with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 179634357
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits: Photography, Abraham Haile Biru ; editor, Marie-Hélène Dozo ; music, Wasis Diop.
Cast: Ali Bacha Barkaï, Youssouf Djaoro, Aziza Hisseine, Djibril Ibrahim, Fatimé Hadje, Khayar Dumar Defallan.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Dry season
Saison sèche
Responsibility: écrit et réalisé par Mahamet-Saleh Haroun ; une production Abderrahmane Sissako et Franck-Nicolas Chelle.

Abstract:

The government of Chad granted amnesty to war criminals in 2006, following forty years of civil strife. Atim, age 16, is given a revolver by his grandfather so that he may find and kill the man who killed his father. Atim quickly locates Nassara, now married and living as a baker in a nearby village. Pretending to be looking for work, Atim is hired as an apprentice baker. Despite his disgust, Atim gradually recognizes the father figure he has always needed. Nassara sees the teenager as a potential son and one day proposes adoption.
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