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38 Ratings

God of Thunder


Directed by Ousmane Sembène
Senegal, 1971


A tale of the resistance of the women, children and old men of a small and backward village to the French colonisers during the war.

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God of Thunder Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1972 | Directors' Fortnight

Berlin International Film Festival

1972 | Winner: OCIC Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Film)

Moscow International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: Silver Prize

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