Bakoroman (2012)

  • 2012
  • 1h 2m
  • Burkina Faso, France

UK Premiere

Leaving one’s family at 7, 12 or 16 years old. Taking up residence in front of a shop, in a video store, outside a bus station. Learning to do drugs, beg, steal, flee, and fight. Making friends and enemies. Integrating into a new world. Five Bakoroman on the road from their village to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital city, in pursuit of a better life.

Director

Simplice Ganou

Producer

Camille Plagnet

Language(s)

French

Subtitle(s)

English