It may be predictable and, at times, unable to hide the low budget, but this is also a very easy film to watch and enjoy, mainly thanks to the decent lead performance from Ibrahim Koma and the fact that the setting (Bamako, capital of Mali) lends everything a slightly different flavour compared to what we've seen a hundred times over in American cinema.
one of those docudrama-type films. it's about events in Mali's recent history that had an impact on the country Through the story of one young man in desperate circumstances, the film portrays a snapshot of a whole society. Beautifully put together- great filming, great acting. well thought out.