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Bintou, a Close-up

Directed by Fanta Régina Nacro
Burkina Faso, France, 2001
Short, Drama

Synopsis

Bintou is beaten by her husband Abel, for using housekeeping money to pay for her daughter to go to school. He believes that only his sons should be educated. Bintou is determined to earn the money herself, but the only skill she knows is growing millet sprouts.

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Bintou, a Close-up Directed by Fanta Régina Nacro

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Kodak Short Film Award