Lingui, les liens sacrés

1 hr 24 min
Available subtitles

Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives with her daughter, 15-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is pregnant and wants to abort the child, they face an impossible situation. in a country (the Republic of Chad) where abortion is legally and morally condemned.

Directed by: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (France/Germany/Belgium, 2020)
Cast: Achouackh Abakar Souleymane (Amina), Rihane Khalil Alio (Maria), Youssouf Djaoro (Brahim), Briya Gomdigue (Fanta), Hadjé Fatimé Ngoua (the midwife)
Genre: dramedy

Awards: 2021 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Nominee