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The Egg

L'oeuf

Directed by Moustapha Dao
Burkina Faso, 1995
Fantasy, Short

Synopsis

To his despair, the lion-king “Weogho-Naaba” has only daughters. One day, his wife lays an egg. The king sets off to find a wife for his son, but she is most disappointed to see that her future husband is an egg! – and decides to use magic to hatch him.

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The Egg Directed by Moustapha Dao