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LINGUI

by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

synopsis

Thirty-year-old Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives alone with her only child, the fifteen-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is not only pregnant but wishes to abort the child, the two women face an impossible situation in a country where abortion is legally and morally condemned.

original title: Lingui
country: France, Germany
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
screenplay: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
producer: Florence Stern
co-producer: Melanie Andernach
production: Pili Films, Made In Germany Filmproduktion
backing: Canal+ (FR), Canal+ Africa, Ciné+ (FR), TV5 Monde (FR)
distributor: Ad Vitam
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