Abouna/Our Father (Trailer)
Two young Chadian boys discover that their father has abandoned them and embark on a quest to bring him home.
Abouna ("Our Father") is an award-winning film by Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun that tells the story of two young Chadian boys who discover that their father has abandoned them and embark on a quest to bring him home. With music by Ali Faka Toure.
July 4, 2012, 8:06 a.m.
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Director: Mahamat Saleh Haroun
Language: Arabic/French with English subtitles
Cast: Ahidjo Mahamet Moussa, Hamza Moctar Aguid, Zara Haroun, Mounira Khalil, Diego Moustapha Ngarade
Music by: Ali Faka Toure
Editor: Sarah Taouss Matton