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12 Ratings

Toula or the Water Spirit

Toula ou Le génie des eaux

Niger, West Germany, 1974
Fantasy, Romance


The gods have declared a drought for the country. A holy man summoned by the king requires the sacrifice of a young woman to put an end to their anger. A young man in love decides to go in search of water to save the girl from a tragic end, but when he returns with good news it’s too late:

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Toula or the Water Spirit Directed by Moustapha Alassane, Anna Soehring